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What is Better Lotus Elise or Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren?

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Lotus Elise Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

4 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 216 g/mile 96% or 106 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 287 kg vs 265 kg 8% or 22 kg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1668 kg 112% or 883 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.20 meters 14% or 1.5 meters

11 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

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 9 vs 4 5 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

626 bhp vs 120 bhp

454 kw. vs 90 kw.

81% or 506 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 780 nM vs 168 nM 78% or 612 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.80 sec. vs 5.7 sec. 1.9 sec.
More top speed 200 mph vs 126 mph 74 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 19 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 103% or 19.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 25.99 mpg vs 46 mpg 77% or 20.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 114% or 15.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 272 liters vs 115 liters 58% or 157 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1933 kg vs 1072 kg 45% or 861 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6500 RPM 14% or 900 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 5439 cm3 67% or 3643 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4656 mm 19% or 871 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1908 mm 10% or 189 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1261 mm 9% or 118 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2700 mm 15% or 400 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 295/35ZR18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 295/35ZR18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)