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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mitsubishi FTO?

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5 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 78.4 mm 9% or 7.6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 69 mm 20% or 17 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 272 nM vs 200 nM 26% or 72 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 7.3 sec. 1.4 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 120 mph 30 mph

5 reasons to buy Mitsubishi FTO

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.6 14% or 1.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 43.5 liters 28% or 16.5 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. Mitsubishi FTO

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 7500 RPM 28% or 2100 less rpms.
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4365 mm 11% or 465 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1735 mm 1% or 21 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1300 mm 14% or 180 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2500 mm 7% or 170 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 205/50 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/50 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/50 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)