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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mitsubishi 3000 GT?

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Lotus Europa Mitsubishi 3000 GT

4 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Better compression 8.6 vs 8.0 7% or 0.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 76 mm 12% or 10 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 180 g/mile 31% or 43 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations

11 reasons to buy Mitsubishi 3000 GT

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 91.1 mm vs 86 mm 6% or 5.1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

282 bhp vs 197 bhp

210 kw. vs 147 kw.

30% or 85 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 407 nM vs 272 nM 33% or 135 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 5.9 sec. 0.2 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 150 mph 5 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 22.8 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 33% or 7.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 31% or 9.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16.2 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 36% or 5.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 43.5 liters 42% or 31.5 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Mitsubishi 3000 GT

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2972 cm3 33% or 974 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Electronic multi-point fuel injection system
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4560 mm 14% or 660 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1840 mm 7% or 126 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1285 mm 13% or 165 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2470 mm 6% or 140 mm less
Spare wheel spray for repair vs T135/80D17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 7.5JJ X 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)