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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Rover 200?

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Lotus Esprit Rover 200

10 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 103 bhp

260 kw. vs

71% or 247 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 127 nM 68% or 273 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 115 mph 55 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 39.93 mpg 88% or 18.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 51.98 mpg 71% or 21.65 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 28.61 mpg 103% or 14.49 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 50 liters 32% or 23 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years

3 reasons to buy Rover 200

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.0 20% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 108 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 89% or 96 g/mile
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Rover 200

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6000 RPM 8% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1396 cm3 60% or 2110 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 Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 3970 mm 9% or 399 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1690 mm 10% or 193 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1420 mm 19% or 270 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 185/55 x 15
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 185/55 x 15
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 185/55 x 15 steel
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs LUXURY alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)