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1962 Autobianchi Bianchina vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 45 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1962 Autobianchi Bianchina. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1962 Autobianchi Bianchina would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 204 more horse power than 1962 Autobianchi Bianchina. (24 HP @ 4600 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 1962 Autobianchi Bianchina.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 264 more torque (in Nm) than 1962 Autobianchi Bianchina. (36 Nm @ 3500 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1962 Autobianchi Bianchina.

Compare all specifications:

1962 Autobianchi Bianchina 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Autobianchi Mercedes-Benz
Model Bianchina SLK
Year Released 1962 2007
Body Type Convertible Convertible
Engine Position Rear Front
Engine Size 499 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 2 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 24 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 4600 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 36 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 3500 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 3050 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1350 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1330 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 1840 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 22 L 70 L


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