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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mercedes-Benz S-Class?

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19 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 12 vs 4 8 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 82.6 mm vs 82 mm 1% or 0.59999999999999 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 85 mm 9% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

630 bhp vs 189 bhp

463 kw. vs 141 kw.

70% or 441 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 1000 nM vs 181 nM 82% or 819 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.4 sec. vs 5.2 sec. 0.8 sec.
More top speed 155 mph vs 147 mph 8 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 19.8 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 62% or 12.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 28.5 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 46% or 12.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 13 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 79% or 10.3 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 550 liters vs 112 liters 80% or 438 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 40 liters 56% or 50 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2710 kg vs 1166 kg 57% or 1544 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 435 kg vs 291 kg 33% or 144 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 30 years vs 8 years 73% or 22 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

5 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 3 1 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Better compression 11.5 vs 9.0 22% or 2.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 208 g/mile 61% or 79 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 2275 kg 160% or 1400 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.22 meters 14% or 1.52 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4600 RPM vs 7800 RPM 41% or 3200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 5980 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 70% or 4184 cm3 more
Cylinders location V12 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply With a twin-turbocharged vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 5226 mm vs 3797 mm 27% or 1429 mm shorter
Width 1871 mm vs 1727 mm 8% or 144 mm wider
Height 1485 mm vs 1159 mm 22% or 326 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 3165 mm vs 2300 mm 27% or 865 mm more
Front tires size 255/35 R20 vs 195/50 R16
Rear tires size 275/35 R20 vs 225/45 R17
Spare wheel Compact vs spray for repair
Type of wheels 20" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels AMG 5 triple spokes vs 16 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)