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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Mazda 121?

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13 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 74 mm 11% or 9 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 81 mm vs 75.5 mm 7% or 5.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 60 bhp

260 kw. vs 44 kw.

83% or 290 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 103 nM 74% or 297 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 15.5 sec. 10.7 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 100 mph 70 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 90% or 19.17 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 60% or 18.33 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 125% or 17.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 42 liters 42% or 31 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

5 reasons to buy Mazda 121

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.5 vs 8.0 16% or 1.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 102% or 103 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1057 kg vs 1380 kg 31% or 323 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Mazda 121

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5000 RPM 23% or 1500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1299 cm3 63% or 2207 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Electronic multi-point fuel injection system
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 3828 mm 12% or 541 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1793 mm 5% or 90 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1320 mm 13% or 170 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 155/70 13
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 155/70 13
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 155/70 13
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)