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What is Better Lotus Exige or Nissan 350Z?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.5 vs 10.6 8% or 0.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 85 mm vs 81.4 mm 4% or 3.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 179 g/mile 39% or 50 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More maximum bearing capacity 291 kg vs 196 kg 33% or 95 kg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1624 kg 86% or 749 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.3 meters 6% or 0.6 meters

14 reasons to buy Nissan 350Z

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 95.5 mm vs 82 mm 14% or 13.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

313 bhp vs 189 bhp

230 kw. vs 141 kw.

40% or 124 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 358 nM vs 181 nM 49% or 177 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 155 mph vs 147 mph 8 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 23.51 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 37% or 8.6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.69 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 35% or 10.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16.6 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 40% or 6.7 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 130 liters vs 112 liters 14% or 18 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 40 liters 50% or 40 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1820 kg vs 1166 kg 36% or 654 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 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

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Nissan 350Z

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6800 RPM 13% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 3498 cm3 49% or 1702 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4315 mm 12% or 518 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1815 mm 5% or 88 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1330 mm 13% or 171 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2650 mm 13% or 350 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 225/45 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 245/45 R18
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs 6 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)