The Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe comes with petrol which makes by 63 percent more horsepower than the Lotus Exige S Coupe, giving the vehicle a much more dynamic character. It should be better option for drivers who want to feel thrill of drive a sports car.
Due to 62 % more torque, the engine of the Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe 6.2 V8 571HP automatic distinctly better transmits power to the wheels than the Lotus. This, in turn, have a positive impact on acceleration.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference that amounts to 5 percent suggests that the Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual is the worst car of these two . In the „sports cars segment, being represented by the Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual, the medium acceleration to 100km/h is 7.2 s and is by 44 % lower than this of Lotus vehicle.
The maximum velocity possible to be reached by the Mercedes is higher in comparison to this of the Lotus Exige S Coupe which allows to cover the same distance on the highway faster. The difference at the level of 43 km/h is small and is not realy noticable in everyday driving.
Mercedes SLS AMG has 307 mm longer wheelbase in relation to the Lotus Exige S. A longer wheelbase gives more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, vehicles with a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter wheelbase.
Number of gears
The Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe 6.2 V8 571HP automatic has a one additional
gear compared to the
Lotus Exige S. Most often the
additional gear is used as an overdrive so that the previous
speeds can be shorter to
allow increased performance in the
lower gears. One more speed as well will result in smaller
fuel consumption and CO2 output.
The engine cubic capacity of the Mercedes is by 80 percent greater than the Lotus Exige S. In a consequence the Lotus Exige S Coupe 3.5 DOHC V6 VVT-i 350HP manual will be more fuel efficient, however, the engine of the Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe 6.2 V8 571HP automatic will be of better quality, running more smoothly and less prone to breaking down.
The Mercedes SLS AMG Coupe 6.2 V8 571HP automatic is 14 percent longer in relation to the Lotus Exige S. The length of the vehicle plays a role in terms of driving comfort and space in the trunk. The Mercedes SLS AMG probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. Aditionally the Mercedes will be better driven but the Lotus Exige S Coupe will be a slightly easier to park due to shorter length of the body.
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Mercedes SLS AMG, which is by 12 % higher than the Lotus Exige S, is better option for you. However, presented vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much noticeable.
For drivers who value more convenient use of a car and who don’t want to struggle with complications that stems from the manual transmission we recommend vehicles with automatic transmission. For those who have a flair for sport driving a stick shift might be better because it gives a control of rmp range in which a shift take place.