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2010 Mercedes-Benz SL vs. 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK

To start off, both 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL and 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK were released in the same year (2010). Therefore the support and the availability on parts for both vehicles should be relatively similar. At 2,996 cc (6 cylinders), 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL (228 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 46 more horse power than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (182 HP @ 5250 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL should accelerate faster than 2010 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, 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL (300 Nm @ 2500 RPM) has 50 more torque (in Nm) than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK. (250 Nm @ 1800 RPM). This means 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK.

Compare all specifications:

2010 Mercedes-Benz SL 2010 Mercedes-Benz SLK
Make Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Model SL SLK
Year Released 2010 2010
Body Type Convertible Convertible
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2996 cc 1796 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 228 HP 182 HP
Engine RPM 6000 RPM 5250 RPM
Torque 300 Nm 250 Nm
Torque RPM 2500 RPM 1800 RPM
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Top Speed 250 km/hour 240 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 7.8 seconds 7 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 4135 mm
Vehicle Height 1298 mm 1300 mm
Wheelbase Size 2560 mm 2431 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 80 L 60 L


 

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