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What is Better Lotus Europa or Rolls-Royce Corniche?

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10 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 104.16 mm vs 86 mm 17% or 18.16 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 99.06 mm vs 86 mm 13% or 13.06 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

325 bhp vs 197 bhp

242 kw. vs 147 kw.

39% or 128 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 738 nM vs 272 nM 63% or 466 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 14.8 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 105% or 15.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 19.9 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 95% or 18.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.3 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 113% or 11.69 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 43.5 liters 57% or 56.5 liters
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

6 reasons to buy Rolls-Royce Corniche

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
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.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 8.5 sec. 2.6 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 140 mph 10 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 262 g/mile 91% or 125 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Rolls-Royce Corniche

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5400 RPM 26% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 6750 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 70% or 4752 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 4 vs 6 2 less
Dimensions
Length 5405 mm vs 3900 mm 28% or 1505 mm shorter
Width 1910 mm vs 1714 mm 10% or 196 mm wider
Height 1475 mm vs 1120 mm 24% or 355 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3061 mm vs 2330 mm 24% or 731 mm more
Front tires size 255/55 R17 108V vs 175/55 R17
Rear tires size 255/55 R17 108V vs 225/45 R17
Spare wheel 255/55 R17 108V vs spray for repair
Type of wheels 17 alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)