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What is Better Lotus Exige or Porsche 997?

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Lotus Exige Porsche 997

4 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 129 g/mile vs 171 g/mile 33% or 42 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 112 liters vs 105 liters 6% or 7 liters
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1620 kg 85% or 745 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.90 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

11 reasons to buy Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

500 bhp vs 189 bhp

363 kw. vs 141 kw.

62% or 311 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 650 nM vs 181 nM 72% or 469 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 194 mph vs 147 mph 47 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.01 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 34% or 8.1 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.01 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 22% or 7.47 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16 mpg vs 23.3 mpg 46% or 7.3 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1995 kg vs 1166 kg 42% or 829 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 375 kg vs 291 kg 22% or 84 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Porsche 997

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 3800 cm3 53% or 2004 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4450 mm 15% or 653 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1852 mm 7% or 125 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1300 mm 11% or 141 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2350 mm 2% or 50 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 305/30ZR19
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 305/30ZR19
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)