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What is Better Lotus Elise or Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione?

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Lotus Elise Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 234 g/mile 113% or 124 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 287 kg vs 225 kg 22% or 62 kg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1560 kg 99% or 775 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.00 meters 12% or 1.3 meters

9 reasons to buy Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

450 bhp vs 120 bhp

326 kw. vs 90 kw.

73% or 330 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 470 nM vs 168 nM 64% or 302 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.20 sec. vs 5.7 sec. 1.5 sec.
More top speed 181 mph vs 126 mph 55 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 114% or 20.5 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 330 liters vs 115 liters 65% or 215 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1785 kg vs 1072 kg 40% or 713 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 7000 RPM 20% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 4691 cm3 62% or 2895 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4381 mm 14% or 596 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1894 mm 9% or 175 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1341 mm 15% or 198 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2646 mm 13% or 346 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 285/35R20
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 285/35R20
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)