Coupes Fight: Porsche vs Lotus

August 12, 2012 at 09:42

We enjoy providing you with great car fight everyday, therefore for today we have a nice surprise for all the upper-scale coupe lovers. We have a special fight prepared between two great models in this segment market. This year, 2012, new Porsche Cayman will be fight with Lotus Evora for the title of the best coupe in this segment. Let’s bring it on!

2012 Lotus Evora Photo

2012 Lotus Evora Photo

In the price section These two models are not that much different, as Lotus will cost $66,100 while new Porsche will be a little more expensive with the base price of $67,500. Though, let’s see the interesting and intriguing part, the engine. New Lotus Evora is equipped with 3.5L 276hp V6 core, pretty nice and with the great power output, however Porsche got a little further with 3.4L 330hp H6. The fuel economy of both of these models stays at the level of 18-19 mpg in the city and about 26-27 on the highway. Both models have 4 valves and are rear wheel drives. The torque of Lotus is 258 @ 4700 RPM, while Porsche got 273 @ 4750 RPM.

Porsche Cayman 2012 Photo

Porsche Cayman 2012 Photo

So in the end we can say that German marquee wins, as Porsche can offer much more in this segment, even though its costs are a little higher!