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2002 Mercedes-Benz S vs. 1975 Triumph 2000

To start off, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is newer by 27 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1975 Triumph 2000. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1975 Triumph 2000 would be higher. At 5,513 cc (12 cylinders), 2002 Mercedes-Benz S is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (493 HP @ 5000 RPM) has 410 more horse power than 1975 Triumph 2000. (83 HP @ 5000 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S should accelerate faster than 1975 Triumph 2000. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2002 Mercedes-Benz S weights approximately 890 kg more than 1975 Triumph 2000. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

Let's talk about torque, 2002 Mercedes-Benz S (801 Nm @ 1800 RPM) has 666 more torque (in Nm) than 1975 Triumph 2000. (135 Nm @ 2900 RPM). This means 2002 Mercedes-Benz S will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1975 Triumph 2000.

Compare all specifications:

2002 Mercedes-Benz S 1975 Triumph 2000
Make Mercedes-Benz Triumph
Model S 2000
Year Released 2002 1975
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5513 cc 1998 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 493 HP 83 HP
Engine RPM 5000 RPM 5000 RPM
Torque 801 Nm 135 Nm
Torque RPM 1800 RPM 2900 RPM
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Vehicle Weight 2135 kg 1245 kg
Vehicle Length 5170 mm 4510 mm
Vehicle Width 1860 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1450 mm 1430 mm
Wheelbase Size 2720 mm 2700 mm


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