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What is Better BMW 8-Series or Mercedes-Benz SLK?

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BMW 8-Series Mercedes-Benz SLK

2 reasons to buy BMW 8-Series

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.11 mpg vs 33.71 mpg 60% or 12.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 90 liters vs 70 liters 22% or 20 liters

5 reasons to buy Mercedes-Benz SLK

Engine and transmission
More engine power

415 bhp vs 286 bhp

vs 210 kw.

31% or 129 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.5 sec. vs 7 sec. 2.5 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 198 g/mile 64% or 77 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Other specs
Less weight 1690 kg vs 1895 kg 12% or 205 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons BMW 8-Series vs. Mercedes-Benz SLK

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 4398 cm3 vs 5461 cm3 19% or 1063 cm3 less
Fuel supply Fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 7 2 less
Dimensions
Length 4780 mm vs 4134 mm 14% or 646 mm shorter
Width 1885 mm vs 2006 mm 6% or 121 mm narrower
Height 1340 mm vs 1301 mm 3% or 39 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2684 mm vs 2430 mm 9% or 254 mm more
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)