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What is Better Lotus Exige or Maserati Quattroporte?

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Lotus Exige Maserati Quattroporte

6 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 11 4% or 0.5 . 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 230 g/mile 78% or 101 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 2 years 75% or 6 years
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1860 kg 113% or 985 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.3 meters 15% or 1.6 meters

14 reasons to buy Maserati Quattroporte

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 460 nM vs 181 nM 61% or 279 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 171 mph vs 147 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 17.91 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 79% or 14.2 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 24.61 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 69% or 16.87 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 12.2 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 91% or 11.1 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 112 liters 75% or 338 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 40 liters 56% or 50 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2345 kg vs 1166 kg 50% or 1179 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 375 kg vs 291 kg 22% or 84 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Maserati Quattroporte

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
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 5052 mm 25% or 1255 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1895 mm 9% or 168 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1438 mm 19% or 279 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 3064 mm 25% or 764 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 245/40R19
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 285/30 R19
Spare wheel spray for repair vs puncture repair kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 19" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs 9 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)