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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Maybach 62?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 8 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 9.0 vs 8.0 11% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 87 mm vs 81 mm 7% or 6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

550 bhp vs 350 bhp

405 kw. vs 260 kw.

36% or 200 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 900 nM vs 400 nM 56% or 500 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17.8 mpg vs 21.24 mpg 19% or 3.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 25.71 mpg vs 30.33 mpg 18% or 4.62 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.5 mpg vs 14.12 mpg 23% or 2.62 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 110 liters vs 73 liters 34% or 37 liters
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

6 reasons to buy Maybach 62

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 3 1 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 5.4 sec. 0.6 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 155 mph 15 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 204 g/mile vs 218 g/mile 7% or 14 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 2855 kg 107% or 1475 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Maybach 62

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5250 RPM vs 6500 RPM 19% or 1250 less rpms.
Engine capacity 5513 cm3 vs 3506 cm3 36% or 2007 cm3 more
Cylinders location V12 vs V8
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Fuel injection twin-turbo
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 6165 mm vs 4369 mm 29% or 1796 mm shorter
Width 1980 mm vs 1883 mm 5% or 97 mm wider
Height 1573 mm vs 1150 mm 27% or 423 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 275/50 R19 vs 235/40 ZR17
Rear tires size 275/50 R19 vs 285/35 ZR18
Spare wheel 275/50 R19 vs Compact (saving space)
Type of wheels 19" alloy wheels vs Front 8.5J/black 10J
Style of wheels 7 spokes vs OZ/ 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)