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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Volvo 345?

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Lotus Esprit Volvo 345

5 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 70 bhp

260 kw. vs 51 kw.

80% or 280 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 105 nM 74% or 295 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 15.50 sec. 10.7 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 96 mph 74 mph

1 reason to buy Volvo 345

Other specs
Less weight 985 kg vs 1380 kg 40% or 395 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Volvo 345

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5500 RPM 15% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1397 cm3 60% or 2109 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4300 mm 2% or 69 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1660 mm 12% or 223 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1392 mm 17% or 242 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 175/70SR13
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 175/70SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)