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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Volvo C30?

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10 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 5 3 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 220 bhp

260 kw. vs 162 kw.

37% or 130 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 320 nM 20% or 80 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 6.7 sec. 1.9 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 149 mph 21 mph
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 43.46 mpg 43% or 13.13 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 60% or 8.49 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 62 liters 15% or 11 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

7 reasons to buy Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.0 vs 8.0 11% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 93.2 mm vs 81 mm 13% or 12.2 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
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1347 kg vs 1380 kg 2% or 33 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Volvo C30

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5000 RPM 23% or 1500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 28% or 985 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4252 mm 3% or 117 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1782 mm 5% or 101 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1447 mm 21% or 297 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 215/45 R18
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 215/45 R18
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 18" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs ATREUS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)