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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Volkswagen Bora?

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13 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 79.5 mm 4% or 3.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 100 bhp

260 kw. vs 74 kw.

71% or 250 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 240 nM 40% or 160 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 7.3 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 117 mph 53 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 151% or 32.03 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 111% or 33.8 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 194% or 27.36 mpg
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
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1427 kg 3% or 47 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

7 reasons to buy Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.0 vs 8.0 58% or 11 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 81 mm 15% or 14.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 89 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 129% or 115 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
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
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Volkswagen Bora

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 4000 RPM 38% or 2500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1896 cm3 46% or 1610 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4376 mm 0% or 7 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1735 mm 8% or 148 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1446 mm 20% or 296 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 195/65 R15V
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 195/65 R15V
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 195/65 R15V
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 6Jx15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)