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What is Better Lotus Elise or Opel Ascona?

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Lotus Elise Opel Ascona

6 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More engine power

120 bhp vs 75 bhp

90 kw. vs 54 kw.

38% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 101 nM 40% or 67 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 9.8 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 99 mph 27 mph
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 949 kg 21% or 164 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.00 meters 3% or 0.3 meters

3 reasons to buy Opel Ascona

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 445 liters vs 115 liters 74% or 330 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1480 kg vs 1072 kg 28% or 408 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 531 kg vs 287 kg 46% or 244 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Opel Ascona

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5800 RPM 3% or 200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1297 cm3 28% or 499 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4264 mm 11% or 479 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1668 mm 3% or 51 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1385 mm 17% or 242 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2574 mm 11% or 274 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 155SR13
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 155SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)