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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Nissan Skyline R34?

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9 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 stroke longer 81 mm vs 73.7 mm 9% or 7.3 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 5.2 sec. 0.4 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 155 mph 15 mph
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 65 liters 11% or 8 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 1666 kg 21% or 286 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

4 reasons to buy Nissan Skyline R34

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.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 83 mm 3% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Nissan Skyline R34

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6800 RPM 4% or 300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2568 cm3 27% or 938 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
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 4600 mm 5% or 231 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1785 mm 5% or 98 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1360 mm 15% or 210 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 245/40W18 RE040
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 245/40W18 RE040
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 245/40W18 RE040
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs forged aluminum
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 18x9J 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)