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What is Better Lotus Elise or Ford Taunus?

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5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More engine power

120 bhp vs 59 bhp

90 kw. vs 43 kw.

51% or 61 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 92 nM 45% or 76 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 17.70 sec. 12 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 88 mph 38 mph
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 965 kg 23% or 180 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

3 reasons to buy Ford Taunus

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 483 liters vs 115 liters 76% or 368 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1480 kg vs 1072 kg 28% or 408 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 515 kg vs 287 kg 44% or 228 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Ford Taunus

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5750 RPM 3% or 150 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1294 cm3 28% or 502 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4340 mm 13% or 555 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1706 mm 1% or 13 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1363 mm 16% or 220 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2579 mm 11% or 279 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 165SR13
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 165SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)