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11 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 6 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 81 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 81 mm vs 80.8 mm 0% or 0.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 280 bhp

260 kw. vs

20% or 70 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 1.1 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 150 mph 20 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 21.49 mpg 1% or 0.25 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 15.9 mpg 13% or 1.78 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 60 liters 18% or 13 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1550 kg 12% or 170 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
Better compression 8.5 vs 8.0 6% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.7 mpg vs 30.33 mpg 14% or 3.63 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5500 RPM 15% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2498 cm3 29% or 1008 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4680 mm 7% or 311 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1760 mm 7% or 123 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1420 mm 19% or 270 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 205/55 ZR16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 205/55 ZR16
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 205/55 ZR16
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)