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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Mercedes-Benz Viano?

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9 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 109 bhp

260 kw. vs 80 kw.

69% or 241 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 270 nM 33% or 130 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 17.6 sec. 12.8 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 98 mph 72 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 49% or 10.48 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 29% or 8.87 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 23.69 mpg 68% or 9.57 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 2065 kg 50% or 685 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

9 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz Viano

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.0 vs 8.0 56% or 10 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 88 mm vs 83 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88.3 mm vs 81 mm 8% or 7.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 146 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 40% or 58 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 73 liters 3% or 2 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 6 vs 2 4

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Mercedes-Benz Viano

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 3800 RPM 42% or 2700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2148 cm3 39% or 1358 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4993 mm 12% or 624 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1906 mm 1% or 23 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1875 mm 39% or 725 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 205/65 R16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 205/65 R16
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 205/65 R16
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)