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What is Better Lotus Elise or Maserati GranTurismo?

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4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 84.5 mm 5% or 4.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 100% or 110 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1880 kg 139% or 1095 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

17 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 11.3 vs 10.5 7% or 0.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 80 mm 15% or 14 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 120 bhp

323 kw. vs 90 kw.

73% or 320 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 168 nM 66% or 322 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 5.7 sec. 0.7 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 126 mph 57 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 108% or 20 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 46 mpg 71% or 19.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 146% or 17.79 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 115 liters 56% or 145 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 32 liters 63% or 54 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2180 kg vs 1072 kg 51% or 1108 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 300 kg vs 287 kg 4% or 13 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Maserati GranTurismo

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
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4881 mm 22% or 1096 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1915 mm 10% or 196 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1353 mm 16% or 210 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2942 mm 22% or 642 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 245/40 R20
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 285/40 R20
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs TRIDENT
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)