Which gives the bigger :-)

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  1. ferg f

    ferg f Active Member

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    Two completely differnts cars but both give the same silly grin every time you get in to them.
    Neither would I change, the C43 with all its refinement yet power which pulls nicely all the way to the limiter (I'm guessing.... stopped a tad before the limiter) combined with the tone from the sports exhaust.

    But then the wee Lotus, a lot cheaper, nowhere near as fast but get it on the twisties and she is off, basic engineering and design (no frills) and the car feels like a go kart round the bends, harder she's pushed the more she grips.
     
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    SmartAmg Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    For handling the Lotus,
    for everything else the Merc. :)
     
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    Edd1968 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    . . If its grin-factor then the Lotus all day long.
    But both offer vast amounts of different types of pleasure I'm sure. (that just reads all wrong!) ;)
     
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    ferg f

    ferg f Active Member

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    Pretty much sums it up to be fair :) Even with the fancy 4WD of the Merc
     
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    ferg f

    ferg f Active Member

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    I nkow what you were meaning lol

    The Lotus certainly doesn't get the award for easiness for getting in and out :D
     
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