Porsche 911 Carrera S vs Lotus Esprit V8

Picture of Lotus Esprit V8
Picture of Porsche 911 Carrera S (997)
Category Lotus Esprit V8911 Carrera S
Max power (ps / bhp) 350 / 345355 / 350
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 400 / 295400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1380 / 30421420 / 3131
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 254 / 250250 / 247

Lap Times

Track Lotus Esprit V8911 Carrera S
Top Gear Track 1:32.501:26.20

Performance

Category Lotus Esprit V8911 Carrera S
0 - 100 kph 4.8 s4.6 s
0 - 200 kph 15.5 s16.0 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 10.7 s11.4 s
0 - 100 mph 10.1 s9.6 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.0 s @ 95.1 mph8.9 s @ 95.1 mph
1/4 mile 12.8 s @ 111.8 mph12.3 s
Top speed 289 kph (179 mph)293 kph (182 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.64 g (6 m/s²)0.67 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category Lotus Esprit V8911 Carrera S
Track Performance 81100
Straight line speed 742774
Total 823874

Verdict

911 Carrera S is the fastest by a small margin.

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