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What is Better Lotus Europa or Maybach 57?

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13 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 4 8 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 9.0 vs 8.6 4% or 0.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 87 mm vs 86 mm 1% or 1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

550 bhp vs 197 bhp

405 kw. vs 147 kw.

64% or 353 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 900 nM vs 272 nM 70% or 628 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 0.7 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 150 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17.8 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 71% or 12.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 25.71 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 51% or 13.17 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 11.5 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 91% or 10.49 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 605 liters vs 154 liters 75% or 451 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 110 liters vs 43.5 liters 60% or 66.5 liters
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

4 reasons to buy Maybach 57

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 3 1 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 218 g/mile 59% or 81 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Maybach 57

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5250 RPM vs 5400 RPM 3% or 150 less rpms.
Engine capacity 5513 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 64% or 3515 cm3 more
Cylinders location V12 vs In line
Camshaft QUAD CAM vs DOHC
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 5728 mm vs 3900 mm 32% or 1828 mm shorter
Width 1980 mm vs 1714 mm 13% or 266 mm wider
Height 1572 mm vs 1120 mm 29% or 452 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3390 mm vs 2330 mm 31% or 1060 mm more
Front tires size 275/50 R19 vs 175/55 R17
Rear tires size 275/50 R19 vs 225/45 R17
Spare wheel 275/50 R19 vs spray for repair
Type of wheels 19" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)