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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Dodge Viper?

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Lotus Esprit Dodge Viper

2 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 204 g/mile vs 288 g/mile 41% or 84 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1565 kg 13% or 185 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Dodge 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

500 bhp vs 350 bhp

363 kw. vs 260 kw.

30% or 150 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 712 nM vs 400 nM 44% or 312 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.90 sec. vs 4.8 sec. 0.9 sec.
More top speed 190 mph vs 170 mph 20 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 15 mpg vs 21.24 mpg 42% or 6.24 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 23 mpg vs 30.33 mpg 32% or 7.33 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 9 mpg vs 14.12 mpg 57% or 5.12 mpg

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Dodge Viper

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5600 RPM 14% or 900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 8277 cm3 58% or 4771 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4460 mm 2% or 91 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1910 mm 1% or 27 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1210 mm 5% or 60 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 345/30ZR19
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 345/30ZR19
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)