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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mercedes-Benz SL-Class?

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Lotus Elise Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

3 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 2% or 0.83 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1685 kg 115% or 900 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

7 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

301 bhp vs 120 bhp

vs 90 kw.

60% or 181 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 155 mph vs 126 mph 29 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 109 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 1% or 1 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 504 liters vs 115 liters 77% or 389 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 32 liters 51% or 33 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 3498 cm3 49% or 1702 cm3 less
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 7 2 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4612 mm 18% or 827 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 2099 mm 18% or 380 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1314 mm 13% or 171 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2585 mm 11% or 285 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)