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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Maserati 3200 GT?

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Lotus Esprit Maserati 3200 GT

6 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 80 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 81 mm vs 80 mm 1% or 1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 5.1 sec. 0.3 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 204 g/mile vs 230 g/mile 13% or 26 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1590 kg 15% or 210 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

9 reasons to buy Maserati 3200 GT

Engine and transmission
More engine power

370 bhp vs 350 bhp

271 kw. vs 260 kw.

5% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 491 nM vs 400 nM 19% or 91 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 174 mph vs 170 mph 4 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.1 mpg vs 21.24 mpg 17% or 3.14 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.4 mpg vs 30.33 mpg 15% or 3.93 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.8 mpg vs 14.12 mpg 20% or 2.32 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 73 liters 19% or 17 liters
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Maserati 3200 GT

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6250 RPM 4% or 250 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 3217 cm3 8% or 289 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4510 mm 3% or 141 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1822 mm 3% or 61 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1305 mm 12% or 155 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 235/40 ZR18
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 238/35 ZR18
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 235/40 ZR18
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 18 alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 10 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)