Porsche 924 Carrera GT vs Lotus Esprit Turbo

Picture of Porsche 924 Carrera GT
Picture of Lotus Esprit Turbo
Category 924 Carrera GTLotus Esprit Turbo
Max power (ps / bhp) 210 / 207213 / 210
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 280 / 207271 / 200
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1150 / 25351180 / 2601
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 183 / 180180 / 178

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance 924 Carrera GTLotus Esprit Turbo
0 - 30 mph 2.4 s1.9 s
0 - 40 mph 4.0 s2.9 s
0 - 50 mph 5.2 s4.3 s
0 - 60 mph 6.5 s5.5 s
0 - 70 mph 8.5 s7.4 s
0 - 80 mph 10.6 s9.4 s
0 - 90 mph 12.9 s11.5 s
0 - 100 mph 16.7 s14.7 s
0 - 110 mph 20.4 s19.2 s
0 - 120 mph 26.4 s24.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.5 s @ 80.8 mph9.9 s @ 82.6 mph

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance 924 Carrera GTLotus Esprit Turbo
0 - 40 kph 2.1 s1.7 s
0 - 60 kph 3.5 s2.7 s
0 - 80 kph 5.0 s4.3 s
0 - 100 kph 6.7 s6.0 s
0 - 120 kph 9.5 s8.4 s
0 - 140 kph 12.5 s11.5 s
0 - 160 kph 16.8 s15.2 s
0 - 180 kph 22.1 s20.9 s
1000 m 26.9 s26.3 s @ 193.1 kph

General performance

Category 924 Carrera GTLotus Esprit Turbo
Top speed 241 kph (150 mph)245 kph (152 mph)
Fuel economy 6.3 l/100 km (37 mpg US / 45 UK)7.3 l/100 km (32 mpg US / 39 UK)

Summary

Category 924 Carrera GTLotus Esprit Turbo
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 16492265
Total 16492265

Verdict

Esprit Turbo is the fastest by considerable margin.

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Hoppelmoppel123  3w ago

@fastestlaps, why is there no 0-60mph time?

 

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FastestLaps  3w ago

Thanks for bringing this to my attention. There was cheeky little bug that affected not only this page but most likely many others. Had to do with prioritizing real test results over estimates and in some cases caused nothing to appear at all.


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dr. cosimo  3w ago @FastestLaps

a bug you say ?

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