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What is Better Lotus Europa or Ford Taurus?

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2 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 8.60 sec. 2.7 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 131 mph 19 mph

4 reasons to buy Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

203 bhp vs 197 bhp

147 kw. vs 147 kw.

3% or 6 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 480 liters vs 154 liters 68% or 326 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Ford Taurus

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5750 RPM 6% or 350 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2967 cm3 33% or 969 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 5020 mm 22% or 1120 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1855 mm 8% or 141 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1420 mm 21% or 300 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2755 mm 15% or 425 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 215/60R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/60R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)