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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren?

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Lotus Exige Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

4 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 216 g/mile 67% or 87 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 291 kg vs 265 kg 9% or 26 kg
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1668 kg 91% or 793 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.20 meters 14% or 1.5 meters

11 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 9 vs 4 5 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

626 bhp vs 189 bhp

454 kw. vs 141 kw.

70% or 437 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 780 nM vs 181 nM 77% or 599 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 3.80 sec. vs 5.2 sec. 1.4 sec.
More top speed 200 mph vs 147 mph 53 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 19 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 69% or 13.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 25.99 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 60% or 15.49 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 66% or 9.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 272 liters vs 112 liters 59% or 160 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1933 kg vs 1166 kg 40% or 767 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6500 RPM 17% or 1300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 5439 cm3 67% or 3643 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4656 mm 18% or 859 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1908 mm 9% or 181 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1261 mm 8% or 102 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2700 mm 15% or 400 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 295/35ZR18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 295/35ZR18
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)