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1991 Audi S2 vs. 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK

To start off, 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK is newer by 11 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1991 Audi S2. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1991 Audi S2 would be higher. At 2,596 cc (5 cylinders), 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 1991 Audi S2 (216 HP @ 5900 RPM) has 55 more horse power than 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK. (161 HP @ 4200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 should accelerate faster than 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK weights approximately 225 kg more than 1991 Audi S2.

Because 1991 Audi S2 is four wheel drive (4WD), it will have significant more traction and grip than 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK. In wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1991 Audi S2 will offer significantly more control. 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, 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK (400 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 91 more torque (in Nm) than 1991 Audi S2. (309 Nm @ 1950 RPM). This means 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1991 Audi S2.

Compare all specifications:

1991 Audi S2 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK
Make Audi Mercedes-Benz
Model S2 CLK
Year Released 1991 2002
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2226 cc 2596 cc
Engine Cylinders 5 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Horse Power 216 HP 161 HP
Engine RPM 5900 RPM 4200 RPM
Torque 309 Nm 400 Nm
Torque RPM 1950 RPM 1800 RPM
Engine Bore Size 81.1 mm 88 mm
Engine Stroke Size 86.4 mm 88.3 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 9.3:1 18.0:1
Drive Type 4WD Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 4 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 1420 kg 1645 kg
Vehicle Length 4410 mm 4640 mm
Vehicle Width 1720 mm 1750 mm
Vehicle Height 1380 mm 1420 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2720 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 70 L


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