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3 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 79.8 mm 7% or 6.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 249 g/mile 82% or 112 g/mile
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years

14 reasons to buy Maserati Gransport

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 11.1 vs 8.6 23% or 2.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 92 mm vs 86 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

400 bhp vs 197 bhp

295 kw. vs 147 kw.

51% or 203 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 451 nM vs 272 nM 40% or 179 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.95 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 0.95 sec.
More top speed 177 mph vs 150 mph 27 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 16.1 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 89% or 14.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 22.61 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 72% or 16.27 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.8 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 104% or 11.19 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 300 liters vs 154 liters 49% or 146 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 88 liters vs 43.5 liters 51% or 44.5 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Maserati Gransport

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 7000 RPM 23% or 1600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 4244 cm3 53% or 2246 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4303 mm 9% or 403 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1822 mm 6% or 108 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1305 mm 14% or 185 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2440 mm 5% or 110 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 235/35 R19
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 265/30 R19
Spare wheel spray for repair vs kit for wheel pumping
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 19" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)