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2005 Chevrolet Corvette vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, both 2005 Chevrolet Corvette and 2005 Mercedes-Benz E were released in the same year (2005). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 5,965 cc (8 cylinders), 2005 Chevrolet Corvette is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2005 Chevrolet Corvette (400 HP @ 5600 RPM) has 179 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2005 Chevrolet Corvette should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 345 kg more than 2005 Chevrolet Corvette.

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, 2005 Chevrolet Corvette (544 Nm) has 229 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm). This means 2005 Chevrolet Corvette will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E.

Compare all specifications:

2005 Chevrolet Corvette 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Chevrolet Mercedes-Benz
Model Corvette E
Year Released 2005 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5965 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 400 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 5600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 544 Nm 315 Nm
Engine Bore Size 102 mm 89.9 mm
Engine Stroke Size 92 mm 84 mm
Drive Type Rear Rear
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1440 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4440 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1850 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1260 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2810 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 11.2 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 68 L 80 L


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