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2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 300 vs. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350

To start off, both 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 300 and 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350 were released in the same year (2010). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 3,498 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350 is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350 (311 HP @ 6500 RPM) has 83 more horse power than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 300. (228 HP @ 6000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350 should accelerate faster than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 300.

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, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350 (360 Nm @ 4900 RPM) has 60 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 300. (300 Nm @ 2500 RPM). This means 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 300.

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2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 300 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 350
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model SL SL
Year Released 2010 2010
Body Type Convertible Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 3498 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 311 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 6500 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 360 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 4900 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 250 km/hour 250 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.8 seconds 6.2 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type 7-speed shiftable automatic 7-speed shiftable automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Length 4582 mm 4582 mm
Vehicle Height 1298 mm 1298 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2560 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


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