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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Mercedes-Benz B-Class?

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Lotus Esprit Mercedes-Benz B-Class

7 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.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 120 bhp

260 kw. vs

66% or 230 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 10.1 sec. 5.3 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 118 mph 52 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 122% or 25.96 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 50 liters 32% or 23 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1395 kg 1% or 15 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

2 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 137% or 118 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Mercedes-Benz B-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 55% or 1911 cm3 more
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4359 mm 0% or 10 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 2010 mm 6% or 127 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1557 mm 26% or 407 mm lower
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)