Mercedes-Benz SL 500 vs Porsche Boxster S

Picture of Mercedes-Benz SL 500
Picture of Porsche Boxster S (987 facelift)
Category Mercedes-Benz SL 500Porsche Boxster S
Max power (ps / bhp) 387 / 382310 / 306
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 530 / 391360 / 266
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1835 / 40451392 / 3069
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 211 / 208223 / 220

Lap Times

Track Mercedes-Benz SL 500Porsche Boxster S
Autozeitung test track 1:45.201:40.70
Balocco 2:59.842:55.18

Performance

Category Mercedes-Benz SL 500Porsche Boxster S
0 - 100 kph 5.5 s4.5 s
0 - 200 kph 18.0 s17.2 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 12.5 s12.7 s
0 - 100 mph 11.8 s10.5 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.6 s @ 90.1 mph9.0 s @ 94.4 mph
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)272 kph (169 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.56 g (6 m/s²)0.69 g (7 m/s²)

Summary

Category Mercedes-Benz SL 500Porsche Boxster S
Track Performance 180200
Straight line speed 525695
Total 706895

Verdict

Boxster S is the fastest by considerable margin.

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