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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Toyota Celica?

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12 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.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 79 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 140 bhp

260 kw. vs 105 kw.

60% or 210 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 172 nM 57% or 228 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 3.9 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 127 mph 43 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 73% or 15.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 50% or 15.23 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 27.41 mpg 94% or 13.29 mpg
Emissions
Less CO emissions 0 g/mile vs 1 g/mile 0% or 1 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 55 liters 25% or 18 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

9 reasons to buy Toyota Celica

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.
Piston stroke longer 91.5 mm vs 81 mm 11% or 10.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 115 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 77% or 89 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
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
Less weight 1145 kg vs 1380 kg 21% or 235 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Toyota Celica

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6400 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1794 cm3 49% or 1712 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC VVT
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4350 mm 0% or 19 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1735 mm 8% or 148 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1315 mm 13% or 165 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 205/45 R17
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 205/45 R17
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 205/45 R17
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 12 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)