2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 1979 Buick Century
To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 28 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1979 Buick Century. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1979 Buick Century would be higher. At 4,346 cc (6 cylinders), 1979 Buick Century is equipped with a bigger engine.
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||1979 Buick Century|
|Engine Size||2996 cc||4346 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||6 cylinders|
|Horse Power||228 HP||0 HP|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||5 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||4990 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1790 mm||1790 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1300 mm||1410 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2440 mm||2760 mm|