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11 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 150 bhp

260 kw. vs 110 kw.

57% or 200 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 320 nM 20% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 12 sec. 7.2 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 111 mph 59 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 82% or 17.45 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 48% or 14.45 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 31.01 mpg 120% or 16.89 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 65 liters 11% or 8 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 99441 miles 90% or 894965 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1655 kg 20% or 275 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Renault Koleos

Engine and transmission
Better compression 15.7 vs 8.0 49% or 7.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 83 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 81 mm 10% or 9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 71% or 85 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 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
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Renault Koleos

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 4000 RPM 38% or 2500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 43% or 1511 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4520 mm 3% or 151 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1855 mm 1% or 28 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1690 mm 32% or 540 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 225/60 R17
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 225/60 R17
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs Compact
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs OASIS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)