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What is Better Lotus Elise or Opel Monterey?

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Lotus Elise Opel Monterey

5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More engine power

120 bhp vs 114 bhp

90 kw. vs 83 kw.

5% or 6 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 16.60 sec. 10.9 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 93 mph 33 mph
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1985 kg 153% or 1200 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.60 meters 8% or 0.9 meters

4 reasons to buy Opel Monterey

Engine and transmission
More torque 260 nM vs 168 nM 35% or 92 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 1464 liters vs 115 liters 92% or 1349 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2600 kg vs 1072 kg 59% or 1528 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 615 kg vs 287 kg 53% or 328 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Opel Monterey

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 3600 RPM 36% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 3059 cm3 41% or 1263 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4545 mm 17% or 760 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1745 mm 1% or 26 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1840 mm 38% or 697 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2760 mm 17% or 460 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 245/70R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 245/70R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)