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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volvo 343?

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Lotus Europa Volvo 343

4 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 64 bhp

147 kw. vs 46 kw.

68% or 133 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 105 nM 61% or 167 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 16.50 sec. 10.6 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 93 mph 57 mph

1 reason to buy Volvo 343

Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 380 liters vs 154 liters 59% or 226 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Volvo 343

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1397 cm3 30% or 601 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4300 mm 9% or 400 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1660 mm 3% or 54 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1392 mm 20% or 272 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2395 mm 3% or 65 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 155SR13
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 155SR13
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)