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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volvo 245?

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Lotus Europa Volvo 245

4 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 97 bhp

147 kw. vs 70 kw.

51% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 154 nM 43% or 118 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 15.40 sec. 9.5 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 96 mph 54 mph

1 reason to buy Volvo 245

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 1200 liters vs 154 liters 87% or 1046 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Volvo 245

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1986 cm3 1% or 12 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4785 mm 18% or 885 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1707 mm 0% or 7 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1460 mm 23% or 340 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2640 mm 12% or 310 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 185SR14
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 185SR14
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)