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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Maserati GranTurismo?

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4 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 5 sec. 0.2 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 204 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 8% or 16 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1880 kg 36% or 500 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

13 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.3 vs 8.0 29% or 3.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 83 mm 12% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 84.5 mm vs 81 mm 4% or 3.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 350 bhp

323 kw. vs 260 kw.

20% or 90 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 400 nM 18% or 90 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 183 mph vs 170 mph 13 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 21.24 mpg 15% or 2.74 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 30.33 mpg 13% or 3.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 14.12 mpg 16% or 1.92 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 73 liters 15% or 13 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Maserati GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 7000 RPM 7% or 500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 4691 cm3 25% or 1185 cm3 less
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 4881 mm 10% or 512 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1915 mm 2% or 32 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1353 mm 15% or 203 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 245/40 R20
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 285/40 R20
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 20" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs TRIDENT
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)