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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Rover 600?

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Lotus Esprit Rover 600

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 115 bhp

260 kw. vs

67% or 235 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 158 nM 61% or 242 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 10.5 sec. 5.7 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 121 mph 49 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 49% or 10.48 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 29% or 8.87 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 23.91 mpg 69% or 9.79 mpg
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

4 reasons to buy Rover 600

Engine and transmission
Better compression 8.9 vs 8.0 10% or 0.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 49% or 67 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 1280 kg vs 1380 kg 8% or 100 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Rover 600

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5500 RPM 15% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1849 cm3 47% or 1657 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4650 mm 6% or 281 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1720 mm 9% or 163 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1380 mm 17% or 230 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 195/65 88HX15
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 195/65 88HX15
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 195/65 88HX15
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)