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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 1967 Peugeot 204

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 40 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1967 Peugeot 204. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1967 Peugeot 204 would be higher. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) has 181 more horse power than 1967 Peugeot 204. (47 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 1967 Peugeot 204.

Because 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1967 Peugeot 204, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. 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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 216 more torque (in Nm) than 1967 Peugeot 204. (84 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1967 Peugeot 204.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 1967 Peugeot 204
Make Mercedes-Benz Peugeot
Model SLK 204
Year Released 2007 1967
Body Type Convertible Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1130 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 2 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 47 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 84 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4000 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1570 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1410 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2610 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 50 L


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