2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 1971 Vauxhall Firenza
To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 36 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1971 Vauxhall Firenza. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1971 Vauxhall Firenza 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 124 more horse power than 1971 Vauxhall Firenza. (104 HP @ 5400 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 1971 Vauxhall Firenza.
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.
Compare all specifications:
|2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK||1971 Vauxhall Firenza|
|Engine Size||2996 cc||1975 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||228 HP||104 HP|
|Engine RPM||6100 RPM||5400 RPM|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||4 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||4140 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1790 mm||1650 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1300 mm||1340 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2440 mm||2470 mm|
|Fuel Tank Capacity||70 L||36 L|