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2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG vs. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster

To start off, both 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG and 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster were released in the same year (2010). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. Both 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG and 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster are equipped with a 5,980 cc engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG (605 HP) has 1 more horse power than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster. (604 HP). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG should accelerate faster than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG weights approximately 880 kg more than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster. So despite on having greater horse power, its additional weight may have an impact towards its acceleration in comparison.

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 65 AMG Roadster (1,001 Nm) has 1 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG. (1,000 Nm). This means 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster has automatic transmission and 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG has manual transmission. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG Roadster
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model SL SL
Year Released 2010 2010
Body Type Convertible Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5980 cc 5980 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 12 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 3 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 605 HP 604 HP
Torque 1000 Nm 1001 Nm
Fuel Type Gasoline Diesel
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 2 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 2 doors
Vehicle Weight 2830 kg 1950 kg
Vehicle Length 4540 mm 4540 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1820 mm
Vehicle Height 1300 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2570 mm 2570 mm
Fuel Consumption 13.1 L/100km 13.1 L/100km
Fuel Consumption City 21.4 L/100km 21.4 L/100km
Fuel Consumption Overall 16.8 L/100km 16.8 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 80 L


 

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