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2009 Maybach 57 vs. 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, 2009 Maybach 57 is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK would be higher. At 5,513 cc (12 cylinders), 2009 Maybach 57 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2009 Maybach 57 (544 HP @ 5250 RPM) has 316 more horse power than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (228 HP @ 6100 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2009 Maybach 57 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, 2009 Maybach 57 (900 Nm @ 2200 RPM) has 600 more torque (in Nm) than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (300 Nm @ 2700 RPM). This means 2009 Maybach 57 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK. 2009 Maybach 57 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. 2009 Maybach 57 will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Maybach 57 2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Maybach Mercedes-Benz
Model 57 SLK
Year Released 2009 2007
Body Type Sedan Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5513 cc 2996 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 544 HP 228 HP
Engine RPM 5250 RPM 6100 RPM
Torque 900 Nm 300 Nm
Torque RPM 2200 RPM 2700 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Diesel
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Automatic Manual
Number of Seats 4 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 5730 mm 4090 mm
Vehicle Width 1990 mm 1790 mm
Vehicle Height 1580 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 3400 mm 2440 mm
Fuel Consumption Highway 11.2 L/100km 8.7 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 23.5 L/100km 11.8 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 15.9 L/100km 10.7 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 110 L 70 L


 

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