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 layout 4.9 l V85.4 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 400 / 395360 / 355
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 500 / 369510 / 376
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1795 / 39571495 / 3296
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 223 / 220241 / 238

Performance

Category BMW M5 (E39)SLK 55 AMG
0 - 100 kph 5.1 s4.8 s
0 - 200 kph 16.9 s16.7 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 11.8 s11.9 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 9.3 s @ 92.6 mph9.1 s @ 93.8 mph
1/4 mile 13.1 s @ 109.4 mph12.7 s @ 111.2 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.60 g (6 m/s²)0.64 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category BMW M5 (E39)SLK 55 AMG
Track Performance 271300
Straight line speed 907994
Total 11771294

Verdict

SLK 55 AMG is the fastest by a small margin.

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Bradley  1y 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  12y ago

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