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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Suzuki Vitara?

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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 valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 75 mm 10% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 79 bhp

260 kw. vs 58.8 kw.

77% or 271 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 127.4 nM 68% or 272.6 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 32.51 mpg 53% or 11.27 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 24% or 7.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 26.19 mpg 85% or 12.07 mpg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

6 reasons to buy Suzuki Vitara

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.
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 129 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 58% or 75 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1130 kg vs 1380 kg 22% or 250 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Suzuki Vitara

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5400 RPM 17% or 1100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1590 cm3 55% or 1916 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Central fuel Injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 3630 mm 17% or 739 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1665 mm 12% or 218 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1665 mm 31% or 515 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 15 X alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 5 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)