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What is Better Lotus Exige or Suzuki Samurai?

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Lotus Exige Suzuki Samurai

4 reasons to buy Lotus Exige

Engine and transmission
More engine power

189 bhp vs 69 bhp

141 kw. vs 50 kw.

63% or 120 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 181 nM vs 100 nM 45% or 81 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 147 mph vs 81 mph 66 mph
Other specs
Less weight 875 kg vs 915 kg 5% or 40 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

3 reasons to buy Suzuki Samurai

Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1330 kg vs 1166 kg 12% or 164 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 415 kg vs 291 kg 30% or 124 kg
Other specs
Less turning radius 10.20 meters vs 10.7 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Exige vs. Suzuki Samurai

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 7800 RPM vs 6000 RPM 23% or 1800 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1298 cm3 28% or 498 cm3 more
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3797 mm vs 3430 mm 10% or 367 mm shorter
Width 1727 mm vs 1540 mm 11% or 187 mm wider
Height 1159 mm vs 1665 mm 30% or 506 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2030 mm 12% or 270 mm more
Front tires size 195/50 R16 vs 205/70R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/70R15
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)