Mercedes-Benz SL 500 vs Porsche Boxster

Picture of Porsche Boxster (986 204 PS)
Picture of Mercedes-Benz SL 500
Category Porsche BoxsterMercedes-Benz SL 500
Engine layout 2.5 l B65.0 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 204 / 201306 / 302
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 245 / 181460 / 339
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1250 / 27561795 / 3957
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 163 / 161170 / 168

Lap Times

Track Porsche BoxsterMercedes-Benz SL 500
Hockenheim Short 1:19.301:19.70
Nürburgring Nordschleife 8:54.008:38.00

Performance

Category Porsche BoxsterMercedes-Benz SL 500
0 - 100 kph 6.9 s6.5 s
0 - 200 kph 29.1 s23.4 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 22.2 s16.9 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 6.4 s6.1 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.6 s @ 80.8 mph10.3 s @ 83.9 mph
Top speed 240 kph (149 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.46 g (4 m/s²)0.48 g (5 m/s²)

Summary

Category Porsche BoxsterMercedes-Benz SL 500
Track Performance 191199
Straight line speed 534700
Total 725899

Verdict

SL 500 is the fastest by a small margin.

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