Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series vs Audi RS3 Sportback

Picture of Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series
Picture of Audi RS3 Sportback (8P)
Category SLK 55 AMG BlackAudi RS3 Sportback
Max power (ps / bhp) 400 / 395340 / 335
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 520 / 384450 / 332
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1506 / 33201575 / 3472
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 266 / 262216 / 213

Performance

Category SLK 55 AMG BlackAudi RS3 Sportback
0 - 100 kph 4.7 s4.0 s
0 - 200 kph 16.3 s15.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.6 s11.7 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 4.4 s3.7 s
0 - 100 mph 10.1 s9.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.0 s @ 94.4 mph8.6 s @ 98.2 mph
1/4 mile 12.7 s12.4 s
Top speed 280 kph (174 mph)260 kph (162 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.66 g (6 m/s²)0.79 g (8 m/s²)

Summary

Category SLK 55 AMG BlackAudi RS3 Sportback
Track Performance 299293
Straight line speed 745878
Total 10441170

Verdict

RS3 Sportback is the fastest by a small margin.

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carfan25  10y ago

What? Merc gets more points on straight line speed even though the RS3 caned it in most tests!!!
Couldn't be more wrong. How is this therefore believeable?