Road Tests Real world tests of SLK 55 AMG Black Series vs Demon 340

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series

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Much faster to 60mph 4.4 s vs 7.8 s Around 45% faster to 60mph
A lot faster in the quarter mile 12.7 s vs 14.56 s Around 15% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 395 HP @ 5,750 RPM vs 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM Around 45% stronger engine
More expensive sticker price $136k vs $3k More than 45.2x more expensive harder to own
Front view of Dodge Demon 340

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Dodge Demon 340 vs the Mercedes-Benz SLK 55 AMG Black Series.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

SLK 55 AMG Black Series  vs
Demon 340 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Dodge
Price 136,100 3,400
Year 2006 1971

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 8.39 lb/hp 12.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 395 HP @ 5,750 RPM 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 385 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM 340 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 483/? 216 356/? 140
Rear wheels 483/? 241 356/? 140

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,313 lb 3,353 lb
Width 70.6 in 71.6 in
Length 160.9 in 192.5 in
Wheelbase 95.7 in 108 in

road tests

SLK 55 AMG Black Series  vs
Demon 340 
1/4 mile 12.7 s 14.56 s
0-60mph 4.4 s 7.8 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 3

engine

Displacement 5,500 cc 5,572 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 5.1:1
Bore/stroke 3.82 in / 3.62 in 4.04 in / 3.31 in
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