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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren?

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Lotus Europa Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

1 reason to buy Lotus Europa

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 216 g/mile 58% or 79 g/mile

10 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 9 vs 4 5 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

626 bhp vs 197 bhp

454 kw. vs 147 kw.

69% or 429 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 780 nM vs 272 nM 65% or 508 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.80 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 2.1 sec.
More top speed 200 mph vs 150 mph 50 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 19 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 60% or 11.41 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 25.99 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 50% or 12.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 57% or 7.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 272 liters vs 154 liters 43% or 118 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6500 RPM 17% or 1100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 5439 cm3 63% or 3441 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4656 mm 16% or 756 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1908 mm 10% or 194 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1261 mm 11% or 141 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2700 mm 14% or 370 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 295/35ZR18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 295/35ZR18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)