52points

Lotus Elise (2014)

80points

McLaren P1

Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
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18 facts in comparison

Lotus Elise (2014) vs McLaren P1

Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1

Why is Lotus Elise (2014) better than McLaren P1?

  • 72mm shorter
    ?

    1.12mvs1189mm
  • Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
    ?
  • 763mm shorter length
    ?

    3.82mvs4587mm
  • 227mm narrower
    ?

    1.72mvs1946mm
  • 45g/km less CO2 emissions
    ?

    149g/kmvs194g/km

Why is McLaren P1 better than Lotus Elise (2014)?

  • 146km/h faster top speed
    ?

    350km/hvs204km/h
  • 3.7s faster acceleration (0-100 km/h)
    ?

    2.8svs6.5s
  • 818Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    978Nmvs160Nm
  • 756hp more horsepower
    ?

    890hpvs134hp
  • 4 more cylinders
    ?

    8vs4
  • Has in-car system
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  • Has a turbocharged engine
    ?
  • 370mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.67mvs2300mm

General info

1.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
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.
2.Has fully independent suspension
Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
3.Has rear-wheel drive
Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
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.
4.CO2 emissions

149g/km

194g/km

The CO2 emissions of the car, measured in grams per kilometre. A car with less emissions is better for the environment.
5.Is a hybrid car
Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
Hybrid cars run on a mixture of petrol (gasoline) and electric power. They offer several benefits over traditional petrol-powered cars. For example they produce less CO2 emissions, and due to their fuel efficiency they are often cheaper to run.

Dimensions

1.height

1.12m

1.19m

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

3.82m

4.59m

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

1.72m

1.95m

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

2.3m

2.67m

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

204km/h

350km/h

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

6.5s

2.8s

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

0.41Cd

0.34Cd

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Engine

1.maximum torque

160Nm

978Nm

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.horsepower

134hp

890hp

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

4

8

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.
4.Has a turbocharged engine
Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.

Features

1.Has in-car system
Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
2.Has regenerative braking
Lotus Elise (2014)
McLaren P1
Hybrids and electric cars use regenerative braking, which captures the kinetic energy produced by braking and converts it into electricity. This then charges the battery, effectively increasing the car’s fuel efficiency.

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