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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Daimler V8?

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Lotus Esprit Daimler V8

8 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More engine power

350 bhp vs 290 bhp

260 kw. vs 210 kw.

17% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 393 nM 2% or 7 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 7.30 sec. 2.5 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 149 mph 21 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 24.01 mpg 13% or 2.77 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 31.01 mpg 2% or 0.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 17 mpg 20% or 2.88 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1730 kg 25% or 350 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

2 reasons to buy Daimler V8

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 177 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 15% or 27 g/mile

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Daimler V8

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6100 RPM 6% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 3996 cm3 12% or 490 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 5149 mm 15% or 780 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1799 mm 4% or 84 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1333 mm 14% or 183 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 225/60ZR16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 225/60ZR16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)