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What is Better Lotus Europa or Opel Rekord?

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4 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 86 bhp

147 kw. vs 62 kw.

56% or 111 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 189 nM 31% or 83 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 13.30 sec. 7.4 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 103 mph 47 mph

1 reason to buy Opel Rekord

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 490 liters vs 154 liters 69% or 336 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Opel Rekord

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4200 RPM 22% or 1200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2260 cm3 12% or 262 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4652 mm 16% or 752 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1726 mm 1% or 12 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1420 mm 21% or 300 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2668 mm 13% or 338 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 175SR14
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 175SR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)