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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Ford Thunderbird?

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Lotus Esprit Ford Thunderbird

7 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More engine power

350 bhp vs 205 bhp

260 kw. vs 149 kw.

41% or 145 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 359 nM 10% or 41 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 9.00 sec. 4.2 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 131 mph 39 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 25 mpg 18% or 3.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 20 mpg 42% or 5.88 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1680 kg 22% or 300 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

1 reason to buy Ford Thunderbird

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.99 mpg vs 30.33 mpg 1% or 0.34 mpg

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Ford Thunderbird

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 4500 RPM 31% or 2000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 4603 cm3 24% or 1097 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 5047 mm 13% or 678 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1847 mm 2% or 36 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1338 mm 14% or 188 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 215/70R15
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 215/70R15
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)