I'm sorry, but I dont qet the comparison. A Ferrari and a Hyundi both roll down the road, but that does not make them comparable !
You obviously purchased the thunder becouse it was approximatly half the price of the Cigarette. If you make a price purchase- call it that, and nothing more !
If you think for one moment these two boats are in the same league I believe you need an education in boat manufacturing.
Think about 30 years of breaking things and making them better vs about 5 years.
Congradulations on your purchase and I hope you have many hours of enjoyment on it.