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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Nissan Micra?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 3 5 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 78 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 80 bhp

260 kw. vs 59 kw.

77% or 270 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 110 nM 73% or 290 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 8.9 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 106 mph 64 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 166% or 35.22 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 65.74 mpg 117% or 35.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 228% or 32.15 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 41 liters 44% or 32 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

8 reasons to buy Nissan Micra

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.7 vs 8.0 25% or 2.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 83.6 mm vs 81 mm 3% or 2.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 71 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 187% or 133 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
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
Less weight 910 kg vs 1380 kg 52% or 470 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Nissan Micra

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6000 RPM 8% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1198 cm3 66% or 2308 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 3780 mm 13% or 589 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1675 mm 11% or 208 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1525 mm 25% or 375 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 175/60 R15
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 175/60 R15
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs Compact
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 7 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)