62points

Alfa Romeo 4C

52points

Lotus Elise (2014)

Alfa Romeo 4C
Comparison winner
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20 facts in comparison

Alfa Romeo 4C vs Lotus Elise (2014)

Alfa Romeo 4C
Lotus Elise (2014)
62
points
Alfa Romeo 4C
52
points
Lotus Elise (2014)

Why is Alfa Romeo 4C better than Lotus Elise (2014)?

  • 54km/h faster top speed
    ?

    258km/hvs204km/h
  • 190Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    350Nmvs160Nm
  • 2s faster acceleration (0-100 km/h)
    ?

    4.5svs6.5s
  • 9.38% larger engine size
    ?

    1.75lvs1.6l
  • 106hp more horsepower
    ?

    240hpvs134hp
  • Has dual-clutch transmission
    ?
  • Has a turbocharged engine
    ?
  • 80mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.38mvs2300mm

Why is Lotus Elise (2014) better than Alfa Romeo 4C?

  • 66mm shorter
    ?

    1.12mvs1183mm
  • Has fully independent suspension
    ?
  • 165mm shorter length
    ?

    3.82mvs3989mm
  • 371mm narrower
    ?

    1.72mvs2090mm
  • 8g/km less CO2 emissions
    ?

    149g/kmvs157g/km
  • 0.5l/100 km better fuel economy (combined)
    ?

    6.3l/100 kmvs6.8l/100 km
  • 1.5l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    8.3l/100 kmvs9.8l/100 km

General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
Alfa Romeo 4C
Lotus Elise (2014)
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
2.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Alfa Romeo 4C
Lotus Elise (2014)
A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
3.Has dual-clutch transmission
Alfa Romeo 4C
Lotus Elise (2014)
A dual-clutch transmission (DCT) is an automated manual transmission that allows the driver to control gear-shifts themselves or to let the computer decide. Upshifts are extremely fast, resulting in smooth acceleration, and due to the uninterrupted power flow it also has the benefit of increasing fuel efficiency.
4.Has rear-wheel drive
Alfa Romeo 4C
Lotus Elise (2014)
Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
5.CO2 emissions

157g/km

149g/km

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.

Dimensions

1.height

1.18m

1.12m

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
2.length

3.99m

3.82m

We consider a shorter length better because a compact chassis is generally easier to maneuver.
3.width

2.09m

1.72m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.wheelbase

2.38m

2.3m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Speed

1.top speed

258km/h

204km/h

The fastest speed that the vehicle can reach.
2.acceleration time (0-100 km/h)

4.5s

6.5s

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.

Engine

1.maximum torque

350Nm

160Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
2.engine size

1.75l

1.6l

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
3.horsepower

240hp

134hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
4.number of cylinders

4

4

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
5.fuel economy (highway)

5l/100 km

5l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.fuel economy (combined)

6.8l/100 km

6.3l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A higher fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

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