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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
Make Mercedes-Benz Isuzu
Model SLK Gemini
Year Released 2007 1985
Body Type Convertible Coupe
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1816 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Horse Power 228 HP 76 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 4800 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 129 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 3000 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
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


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