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What is Better Lotus Elise or Chevrolet Caprice?

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Lotus Elise Chevrolet Caprice

4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 12.00 sec. 6.3 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 109 mph 17 mph
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1846 kg 135% or 1061 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 13.00 meters 21% or 2.3 meters

6 reasons to buy Chevrolet Caprice

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

174 bhp vs 120 bhp

126 kw. vs 90 kw.

31% or 54 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 347 nM vs 168 nM 52% or 179 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 612 liters vs 115 liters 81% or 497 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2350 kg vs 1072 kg 54% or 1278 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 504 kg vs 287 kg 43% or 217 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Chevrolet Caprice

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4400 RPM 21% or 1200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 5001 cm3 64% or 3205 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 5438 mm 30% or 1653 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1956 mm 12% or 237 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1440 mm 21% or 297 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2945 mm 22% or 645 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 225/70HR15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 225/70HR15
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)