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1977 Mercedes-Benz E vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 30 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Mercedes-Benz E. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Mercedes-Benz E would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine.

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:

1977 Mercedes-Benz E 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model E SLK
Year Released 1977 2007
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2525 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type in-line V
Horse Power 0 HP 228 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 5 seats 2 seats
Vehicle Length 4730 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1440 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2800 mm 2440 mm


 

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