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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Mercedes-Benz SLK?

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Lotus Esprit Mercedes-Benz SLK

4 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Performance
More top speed 170 mph vs 155 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 33.71 mpg 59% or 12.47 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 70 liters 4% or 3 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1690 kg 22% or 310 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

4 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz SLK

Engine and transmission
More engine power

415 bhp vs 350 bhp

vs 260 kw.

16% or 65 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.5 sec. vs 4.8 sec. 0.3 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 69% or 83 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Mercedes-Benz SLK

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 5461 cm3 36% or 1955 cm3 less
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 7 2 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4134 mm 5% or 235 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 2006 mm 6% or 123 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1301 mm 12% or 151 mm lower
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)