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What is Better Lotus Exige or Mitsubishi 3000 GT?

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Lotus Exige Mitsubishi 3000 GT

7 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 8.0 30% or 3.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 76 mm 11% or 9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 5.7 sec. 0.5 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 180 g/mile 40% or 51 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 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.

11 reasons to buy Mitsubishi 3000 GT

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 91.1 mm vs 82 mm 10% or 9.1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

282 bhp vs 189 bhp

210 kw. vs 141 kw.

33% or 93 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 407 nM vs 181 nM 56% or 226 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 155 mph vs 147 mph 8 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 22.8 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 41% or 9.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 29.69 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 40% or 11.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16.2 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 44% or 7.1 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 40 liters 47% or 35 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2120 kg vs 1166 kg 45% or 954 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Mitsubishi 3000 GT

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2972 cm3 40% or 1176 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Electronic multi-point fuel injection system
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4560 mm 17% or 763 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1840 mm 6% or 113 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1285 mm 10% or 126 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2470 mm 7% or 170 mm less
Spare wheel spray for repair vs T135/80D17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 7.5JJ X 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)