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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Nissan 370Z?

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12 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.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 328 bhp

260 kw. vs 241 kw.

6% or 22 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 363 nM 9% or 37 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 5.5 sec. 0.7 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 155 mph 15 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 25.19 mpg 19% or 3.95 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 34.01 mpg 12% or 3.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 17.4 mpg 23% or 3.28 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 72 liters 1% or 1 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
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1524 kg 10% or 144 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

6 reasons to buy Nissan 370Z

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.0 vs 8.0 27% or 3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 95.5 mm vs 83 mm 13% or 12.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 81 mm 6% or 5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 163 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 25% or 41 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Nissan 370Z

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 7000 RPM 7% or 500 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 3696 cm3 5% or 190 cm3 less
Cylinders location V8 vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4250 mm 3% or 119 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1845 mm 2% or 38 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1325 mm 13% or 175 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 225/50 R18
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 245/45 R18
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs Compact
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)