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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Chrysler Viper?

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Lotus Esprit Chrysler Viper

2 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 204 g/mile vs 300 g/mile 47% or 96 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1620 kg 17% or 240 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Chrysler Viper

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 10 vs 8 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

450 bhp vs 350 bhp

326 kw. vs 260 kw.

22% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 615 nM vs 400 nM 35% or 215 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.50 sec. vs 4.8 sec. 0.3 sec.
More top speed 185 mph vs 170 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 14 mpg vs 21.24 mpg 52% or 7.24 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23 mpg vs 30.33 mpg 32% or 7.33 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 8 mpg vs 14.12 mpg 77% or 6.12 mpg

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Chrysler Viper

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5100 RPM 22% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 7990 cm3 56% or 4484 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4448 mm 2% or 79 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1975 mm 5% or 92 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1195 mm 4% or 45 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 335/35ZR17
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 335/35ZR17
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)