2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche
To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 6 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche would be higher. At 6,750 cc (8 cylinders), 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche (324 HP @ 4000 RPM) has 96 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche should accelerate faster than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.
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, 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche (738 Nm @ 2100 RPM) has 438 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche 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. 2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.
Compare all specifications:
|2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK||2001 Rolls-Royce Corniche|
|Engine Size||2996 cc||6750 cc|
|Engine Cylinders||6 cylinders||8 cylinders|
|Horse Power||228 HP||324 HP|
|Engine RPM||6100 RPM||4000 RPM|
|Torque||300 Nm||738 Nm|
|Torque RPM||2700 RPM||2100 RPM|
|Number of Seats||2 seats||4 seats|
|Number of Doors||2 doors||2 doors|
|Vehicle Length||4090 mm||5410 mm|
|Vehicle Width||1790 mm||2060 mm|
|Wheelbase Size||2440 mm||3070 mm|