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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 1970 Peugeot 504

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 37 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1970 Peugeot 504. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1970 Peugeot 504 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 137 more horse power than 1970 Peugeot 504. (91 HP @ 5200 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 1970 Peugeot 504.

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, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM) has 140 more torque (in Nm) than 1970 Peugeot 504. (160 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1970 Peugeot 504.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 1970 Peugeot 504
Make Mercedes-Benz Peugeot
Model SLK 504
Year Released 2007 1970
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1971 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 228 HP 91 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 5200 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 160 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4810 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 1700 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1560 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2910 mm


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