Compare 2009 Audi R8 vs 2009 Aston Martin DBS

2009 Audi R8
2009 Aston Martin DBS
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2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 5.2L N/A N/A N/A N/A
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 5.2L N/A N/A N/A N/A
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L 12 19 $106,206 $114,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 4.2L 13 18 $114,669 $123,300
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 11 17 N/A $269,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$106,206
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,200
$269,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1903 / month
$4483 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Audi R8 looks and sounds like an exotic, but is more livable and drivable than its raging-bull cousin.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 11 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.0 75.0
Track Width, Front (in)
64.3 - TBD -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
174.5 185.9
Height, Overall (in)
49.3 50.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.8 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 107.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
3.5 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 14.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 15.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 20.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 - TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.00
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.3 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30R19 P295/30R20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/35R19 P245/35R20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3605 3737
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 11.0 20 x 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
24.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
190 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
520 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
FSI Direct MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 @ 4500-6000 420 @ 5750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.2L/254 6.0L/362
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
420 @ 7800 510 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V12
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 11
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.41 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.37 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.88 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.13 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.71 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.71 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.46 3.71
Summary
Vehicle Name
Audi R8 Aston Martin DBS
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
4-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
4-Link Independent
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2 NA

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