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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Ford Taurus?

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6 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 203 bhp

260 kw. vs 147 kw.

42% or 147 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 272 nM 32% or 128 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 8.60 sec. 3.8 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 131 mph 39 mph
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1525 kg 11% or 145 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

1 reason to buy Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5750 RPM 12% or 750 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 15% or 539 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 5020 mm 13% or 651 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1855 mm 1% or 28 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1420 mm 19% or 270 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 215/60R16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 215/60R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)