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What is Better Lotus Exige or Rover 75?

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Lotus Exige Rover 75

10 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 131 bhp

141 kw. vs 96 kw.

31% or 58 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.2 sec. vs 12.2 sec. 7 sec.
More top speed 147 mph vs 118 mph 29 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.11 mpg vs 40.9 mpg 27% or 8.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 41.48 mpg vs 54.76 mpg 32% or 13.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.3 mpg vs 28.3 mpg 21% or 5 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 1590 kg 82% or 715 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Rover 75

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18 vs 11.5 36% or 6.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 82 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 88 mm vs 85 mm 3% or 3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 300 nM vs 181 nM 40% or 119 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 118 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 9% or 11 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 432 liters vs 112 liters 74% or 320 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64.8 liters vs 40 liters 38% or 24.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2030 kg vs 1166 kg 43% or 864 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 440 kg vs 291 kg 34% or 149 kg
Warranty
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

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Rover 75

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 3500 RPM 55% or 4300 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1951 cm3 8% or 155 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 4949 mm 23% or 1152 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1778 mm 3% or 51 mm narrower
Height 1159 mm vs 1424 mm 19% or 265 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2946 mm 22% or 646 mm less
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 215/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 215/55 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 16 spokes vs forged spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)