Ferrari F355 vs Lotus Esprit Sport 350

Picture of Ferrari F355
Picture of Lotus Esprit Sport 350
Category Ferrari F355Esprit Sport 350
Engine layout 3.5 l V83.5 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 380 / 375354 / 349
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 363 / 268400 / 295
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1443 / 31811342 / 2959
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 263 / 260264 / 260

Lap Times

Track Ferrari F355Esprit Sport 350
Hockenheim Short 1:15.301:15.30
Nürburgring Nordschleife 8:13.008:13.00

Acceleration

Speed & distance Ferrari F355Esprit Sport 350
0 - 100 kph 4.6 s4.4 s
0 - 200 kph 16.5 s15.3 s
1000 m 23.7 s22.8 s @ 228.5 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.9 s10.8 s
0 - 30 mph 1.8 s1.7 s
0 - 60 mph 4.5 s4.3 s
0 - 100 mph 10.5 s9.9 s
0 - 130 mph 19.1 s16.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.0 s @ 95.1 mph8.8 s @ 96.3 mph
1/4 mile 12.8 s12.7 s @ 114.0 mph

General performance

Category Ferrari F355Esprit Sport 350
Top speed 300 kph (186 mph)282 kph (175 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.67 g (7 m/s²)0.69 g (7 m/s²)
Fuel economy 12.5 l/100 km (19 mpg US / 23 UK)12.3 l/100 km (19 mpg US / 23 UK)
70 mph - 0 50 m (165 ft)49 m (162 ft)

Summary

Category Ferrari F355Esprit Sport 350
Track Performance 200200
Straight line speed 13611583
Total 15611783

Verdict

Esprit Sport 350 is the fastest by a small margin.

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Flabernat  9y ago

Doesn't get much closer than that! I'd take the Lotus :)


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Fangio Man  9y ago

Nice work Lotus!

But I would prefer the F355...


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Mental  9y ago

Incredibly! The track performance is absolutely exact for both cars, withouts the minimum deflection. Tenth of the second in tenth of the second!

And that's a great achievement for Lotus to be equally fast with F355. Amazing supercars.


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Hayes  9y ago

Wow equally fast on the track!