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3 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 84.5 mm 2% or 1.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 220 g/mile 61% or 83 g/mile
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years

14 reasons to buy Maserati GranTurismo

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 11.3 vs 8.6 24% or 2.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 94 mm vs 86 mm 9% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

440 bhp vs 197 bhp

323 kw. vs 147 kw.

55% or 243 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 490 nM vs 272 nM 44% or 218 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 0.9 sec.
More top speed 183 mph vs 150 mph 33 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 18.5 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 64% or 11.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.91 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 44% or 11.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 80% or 9.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 260 liters vs 154 liters 41% or 106 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 86 liters vs 43.5 liters 49% or 42.5 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 GranTurismo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 7000 RPM 23% or 1600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 4691 cm3 57% or 2693 cm3 less
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 4881 mm 20% or 981 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1915 mm 10% or 201 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1353 mm 17% or 233 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2942 mm 21% or 612 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 245/40 R20
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 285/40 R20
Spare wheel spray for repair vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 20" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)