Porsche Boxster vs Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor

Picture of Porsche Boxster (986 204 PS)
Picture of Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor
Category Porsche BoxsterSLK 230 Kompressor
Engine layout 2.5 l B62.3 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 204 / 201193 / 190
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 245 / 181280 / 207
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1278 / 28181318 / 2906
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 160 / 157146 / 144

Acceleration

Speed & distance Porsche BoxsterSLK 230 Kompressor
0 - 60 kph 3.4 s2.8 s
0 - 80 kph 4.9 s4.6 s
0 - 100 kph 6.6 s6.7 s
0 - 140 kph 12.7 s12.5 s
0 - 160 kph 17.9 s16.6 s
0 - 200 kph 29.1 s29.6 s
1000 m 26.9 s26.7 s
60 - 100 kph (4) 8.6 s7.4 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 13.6 s10.7 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 5.9 s5.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 23.7 s23.9 s
0 - 100 mph 16.8 s17.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.5 s @ 80.8 mph10.6 s @ 80.2 mph
1/4 mile 14.5 s @ 94.6 mph15.1 s
Est. 1/2 mile 25.4 s @ 117.4 mph25.5 s @ 117.4 mph

General performance

Category Porsche BoxsterSLK 230 Kompressor
Top speed 240 kph (149 mph)240 kph (149 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.46 g (4 m/s²)0.45 g (4 m/s²)
Fuel economy 7.3 l/100 km (32 mpg US / 39 UK)7.2 l/100 km (33 mpg US / 39 UK)
100 kph - 0 35 m (115 ft)38 m (123 ft)

Summary

Category Porsche BoxsterSLK 230 Kompressor
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 23402520
Total 23402520

Verdict

SLK 230 Kompressor is the fastest by a small margin.

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