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1968 Avanti Avanti vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 39 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1968 Avanti Avanti. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1968 Avanti Avanti would be higher. At 5,354 cc (8 cylinders), 1968 Avanti Avanti is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1968 Avanti Avanti (254 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 26 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1968 Avanti Avanti should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

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.

Compare all specifications:

1968 Avanti Avanti 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Avanti Mercedes-Benz
Model Avanti SLK
Year Released 1968 2007
Engine Size 5354 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 254 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 6100 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Length 4910 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1800 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2780 mm 2440 mm


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