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2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK vs. 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1

To start off, 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK is newer by 5 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1 would be higher. In terms of performance, 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1 (543 HP @ 6800 RPM) has 315 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1 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, 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1 (637 Nm @ 4400 RPM) has 337 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK 2002 Nissan R 390 GT1
Make Mercedes-Benz Nissan
Model SLK R 390 GT1
Year Released 2007 2002
Body Type Convertible Coupe
Engine Position Front Middle
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 8 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 228 HP 543 HP
Engine RPM 6100 RPM 6800 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 637 Nm
Torque RPM 2700 RPM 4400 RPM
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4090 mm 4730 mm
Vehicle Width 1790 mm 2010 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1150 mm
Wheelbase Size 2440 mm 2730 mm


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