Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG vs BMW M5

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Picture of Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG
Category BMW M5 (E39)SLK 55 AMG
Engine type V8V8
Max power 400 ps (395 bhp)360 ps (355 bhp)
Max torque 500 Nm (369 lb-ft)510 Nm (376 lb-ft)
Curb weight 1795 kg (3957 lbs)1495 kg (3296 lbs)
Power / tonne 223 ps (220 bhp)241 ps (238 bhp)

Performance

Category BMW M5 (E39)SLK 55 AMG
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
0 - 100 kph 5.1 s4.8 s
0 - 200 kph 16.9 s16.7 s
0 - 60 mph 4.6 s4.3 s
0 - 100 mph 11.2 s10.3 s
0 - 150 mph 27.7 s28.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.1 s @ 88.9 mph8.8 s @ 91.3 mph
1/4 mile 13.1 s @ 109.4 mph12.7 s @ 111.2 mph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.8 s11.9 s
Est. max acceleration 0.61 g (6 m/s²)0.64 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW M5 (E39)SLK 55 AMG
Track Performance 271300
Straight line speed 908994
Total 11781294

Verdict

SLK 55 AMG is the fastest by a small margin.

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Bradley  7m ago

We have an slk 55 amg and we drove it 310 and it is standard so john go eat shit:)


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John  11y ago

M5 E39 = 298km/h not 250.
So Mercedes can eat dust :)