Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro vs Lotus Esprit S4s

Picture of Lotus Esprit S4s (285 bhp version)
Picture of Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro (Mk I)
Category Lotus Esprit S4sR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Engine layout 2.2 l R44.2 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 288 / 284420 / 414
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 393 / 290430 / 317
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1385 / 30531604 / 3536
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 208 / 205262 / 258

Acceleration

Speed & distance Lotus Esprit S4sR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
0 - 40 kph 1.6 s1.3 s
0 - 60 kph 2.4 s2.5 s
0 - 80 kph 3.5 s3.4 s
0 - 100 kph 4.9 s4.3 s
0 - 120 kph 7.1 s6.3 s
0 - 140 kph 9.4 s8.1 s
0 - 160 kph 12.6 s10.5 s
0 - 180 kph 16.1 s13.0 s
0 - 200 kph 20.6 s14.9 s
1000 m 24.6 s23.4 s @ 233.0 kph
Est. 100 - 140 kph 4.6 s3.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 15.7 s11.6 s
0 - 60 mph 4.7 s3.9 s
0 - 100 mph 12.4 s9.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.3 s @ 91.3 mph9.0 s @ 94.4 mph
1/4 mile 13.5 s @ 103.0 mph12.5 s

General performance

Category Lotus Esprit S4sR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Top speed 260 kph (162 mph)301 kph (187 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.64 g (6 m/s²)0.67 g (7 m/s²)
Fuel economy 18.2 l/100 km (13 mpg US / 16 UK)10.8 l/100 km (22 mpg US / 26 UK)
70 mph - 0 57 m (187 ft)49 m (160 ft)

Summary

Category Lotus Esprit S4sR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 13862049
Total 13862049

Verdict

R8 4.2 FSI Quattro is the fastest by a huge margin.

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