2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 1985 Isuzu Gemini
To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 22 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1985 Isuzu Gemini. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1985 Isuzu Gemini 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 152 more horse power than 1985 Isuzu Gemini. (76 HP @ 4800 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK should accelerate faster than 1985 Isuzu Gemini.
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 171 more torque (in Nm) than 1985 Isuzu Gemini. (129 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 1985 Isuzu Gemini. 1985 Isuzu Gemini has automatic transmission and 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK has manual transmission. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 1985 Isuzu Gemini will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.
Compare all specifications:
|2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK||1985 Isuzu Gemini|
|Engine Size||2996 cc||1816 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||4 cylinders|
|Horse Power||228 HP||76 HP|
|Engine RPM||6100 RPM||4800 RPM|
|Torque||300 Nm||129 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2700 RPM||3000 RPM|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||5 seats|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||4240 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1790 mm||1580 mm|
|Vehicle Height||1300 mm||1350 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2440 mm||2410 mm|