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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Porsche 997?

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Lotus Esprit Porsche 997

5 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.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 24.01 mpg 13% or 2.77 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 16 mpg 13% or 1.88 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1620 kg 17% or 240 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

6 reasons to buy Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

500 bhp vs 350 bhp

363 kw. vs 260 kw.

30% or 150 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 650 nM vs 400 nM 38% or 250 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.80 sec. vs 4.8 sec. 1 sec.
More top speed 194 mph vs 170 mph 24 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 171 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 19% or 33 g/mile

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6000 RPM 8% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 3800 cm3 8% or 294 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4450 mm 2% or 81 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1852 mm 2% or 31 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1300 mm 12% or 150 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 305/30ZR19
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 305/30ZR19
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)