Lotus Esprit Turbo SE vs McLaren 720S

Picture of Lotus Esprit Turbo SE
Picture of McLaren 720S
Category Esprit Turbo SEMcLaren 720S
Engine layout 2.2 l R44.0 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 268 / 264720 / 710
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 353 / 260770 / 568
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1273 / 28061428 / 3148
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 210 / 208504 / 497

Lap Times

Track Esprit Turbo SEMcLaren 720S
Hockenheim Short 1:21.501:05.50
Nürburgring Nordschleife 8:58.007:08.00

Acceleration (mph)

Speed & distance Esprit Turbo SEMcLaren 720S
0 - 30 mph 1.6 s1.1 s
0 - 40 mph 2.5 s1.6 s
0 - 50 mph 3.6 s2.1 s
0 - 60 mph 4.6 s2.5 s
0 - 70 mph 6.3 s3.1 s
0 - 80 mph 8.0 s3.7 s
0 - 90 mph 9.8 s4.4 s
0 - 100 mph 11.9 s5.1 s
0 - 110 mph 16.6 s5.9 s
0 - 120 mph 19.2 s6.8 s
0 - 130 mph 25.3 s7.8 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.3 s @ 91.3 mph6.9 s @ 118.1 mph
1/4 mile 13.4 s @ 105.1 mph9.9 s @ 148.2 mph

Acceleration (kph)

Speed & distance Esprit Turbo SEMcLaren 720S
0 - 100 kph 4.8 s2.6 s
0 - 140 kph 9.1 s4.3 s
0 - 180 kph 15.6 s5.9 s
0 - 200 kph 21.5 s7.1 s
1000 m 24.3 s17.9 s @ 296.8 kph
Est. 100 - 140 kph 4.4 s1.6 s

General performance

Category Esprit Turbo SEMcLaren 720S
Top speed 267 kph (166 mph)348 kph (216 mph)
0 - 100 mph - 0 17.4 s10.0 s
Est. max acceleration 0.66 g (6 m/s²)1.02 g (10 m/s²)
Fuel economy 7.8 l/100 km (30 mpg US / 36 UK)9.6 l/100 km (25 mpg US / 29 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.84 g (8 m/s²)1.09 g (11 m/s²)
60 mph - 0 39 m (129 ft)28 m (93 ft)
70 mph - 0 57 m (186 ft)40 m (131 ft)

Summary

Category Esprit Turbo SEMcLaren 720S
Track Performance 102200
Straight line speed 8722814
Total 9743014

Verdict

720S is the fastest by a huge margin.

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