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What is Better Lotus Exige or Maserati Gransport?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 11.1 3% or 0.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 79.8 mm 6% or 5.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 249 g/mile 93% or 120 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 291 kg vs 250 kg 14% or 41 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1730 kg 98% or 855 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.5 meters 7% or 0.8 meters

14 reasons to buy Maserati Gransport

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 92 mm vs 82 mm 11% or 10 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

400 bhp vs 189 bhp

295 kw. vs 141 kw.

53% or 211 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 451 nM vs 181 nM 60% or 270 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.95 sec. vs 5.2 sec. 0.25 sec.
More top speed 177 mph vs 147 mph 30 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 16.1 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 99% or 16.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 22.61 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 83% or 18.87 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 10.8 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 116% or 12.5 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 300 liters vs 112 liters 63% or 188 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 88 liters vs 40 liters 55% or 48 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1980 kg vs 1166 kg 41% or 814 kg
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 Exige vs. Maserati Gransport

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 7000 RPM 10% or 800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 4244 cm3 58% or 2448 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs V8
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4303 mm 12% or 506 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1822 mm 5% or 95 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1305 mm 11% or 146 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2440 mm 6% or 140 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 235/35 R19
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 265/30 R19
Spare wheel spray for repair vs kit for wheel pumping
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 19" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs TROFEO
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)