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What is Better Chevrolet Corvette or Lotus Elise?

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Chevrolet Corvette Lotus Elise

11 reasons to buy Chevrolet Corvette

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

344 bhp vs 120 bhp

vs 90 kw.

65% or 224 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.7 sec. vs 5.7 sec. 1 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 126 mph 44 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.49 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 79% or 17.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.61 mpg vs 46 mpg 50% or 15.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.2 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 111% or 15.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70.8 liters vs 32 liters 55% or 38.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1745 kg vs 1072 kg 39% or 673 kg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years

6 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 195 g/mile 77% or 85 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 287 kg vs 207 kg 28% or 80 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1538 kg 96% or 753 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.6 meters 18% or 1.9 meters

Neutral reasons Chevrolet Corvette vs. Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 5666 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 68% or 3870 cm3 more
Engine position Rear transverse vs Mid transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4560 mm vs 3785 mm 17% or 775 mm shorter
Width 1869 mm vs 1719 mm 8% or 150 mm wider
Height 1214 mm vs 1143 mm 6% or 71 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2656 mm vs 2300 mm 13% or 356 mm more
Front tires size 245F,275R vs 175/55 R16V
Rear tires size 245F,275R vs 225/45 R17V
Spare wheel 245F,275R vs INFLATOR
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)