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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Saab 9-4X?

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Lotus Esprit Saab 9-4X

8 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.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 300 bhp

260 kw. vs 218 kw.

14% or 50 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 7.70 sec. 2.9 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 143 mph 27 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 23 mpg 8% or 1.76 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 31.01 mpg 2% or 0.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 16 mpg 13% or 1.88 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 2135 kg 55% or 755 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

2 reasons to buy Saab 9-4X

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 178 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 15% or 26 g/mile

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Saab 9-4X

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5300 RPM 18% or 1200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2792 cm3 20% or 714 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4828 mm 10% or 459 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1905 mm 1% or 22 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1711 mm 33% or 561 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 235/65R20
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 235/65R20
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)