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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Fiat 131?

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Lotus Esprit Fiat 131

5 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 85 bhp

260 kw. vs 62 kw.

76% or 265 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 125 nM 69% or 275 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 13.60 sec. 8.8 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 99 mph 71 mph

1 reason to buy Fiat 131

Other specs
Less weight 1050 kg vs 1380 kg 31% or 330 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Fiat 131

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5600 RPM 14% or 900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1585 cm3 55% or 1921 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4260 mm 2% or 109 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1640 mm 13% or 243 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1410 mm 18% or 260 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 165SR13
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 165SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)