Mercedes-Benz SL 500 vs BMW 840CI

Picture of BMW 840CI
Picture of Mercedes-Benz SL 500 (R129)
Category BMW 840CIMercedes-Benz SL 500
Max power (ps / bhp) 286 / 282320 / 315
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 420 / 310470 / 347
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1886 / 41581839 / 4054
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 152 / 150174 / 171

Lap Times

Track BMW 840CIMercedes-Benz SL 500
Miramas Handling Course 1:29.801:30.80

Acceleration

Speed & distance BMW 840CIMercedes-Benz SL 500
0 - 40 kph 2.6 s2.4 s
0 - 60 kph 3.9 s3.5 s
0 - 80 kph 5.7 s5.0 s
0 - 100 kph 7.7 s6.9 s
0 - 120 kph 10.4 s9.1 s
0 - 140 kph 13.4 s12.4 s
0 - 160 kph 17.4 s15.9 s
0 - 180 kph 23.7 s20.7 s
0 - 200 kph 31.8 s28.2 s
Est. 100 - 140 kph 5.8 s5.6 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 24.1 s21.3 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 7.2 s6.4 s
Est. 1/8 mile 11.0 s @ 77.7 mph10.5 s @ 81.4 mph
Est. 1/4 mile 17.1 s @ 98.8 mph16.4 s @ 101.9 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 26.1 s @ 116.8 mph24.9 s @ 119.3 mph

General performance

Category BMW 840CIMercedes-Benz SL 500
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.41 g (4 m/s²)0.46 g (4 m/s²)
Fuel economy 14.4 l/100 km (16 mpg US / 20 UK)15.3 l/100 km (15 mpg US / 18 UK)

Summary

Category BMW 840CIMercedes-Benz SL 500
Track Performance 10097
Straight line speed 15101883
Total 16101980

Verdict

SL 500 is the fastest by a small margin.

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196ss  4m ago

Very cool cars, but so slow

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