Compare 2012 Ferrari California vs 2012 Audi S5

2012 Ferrari California
2012 Audi S5
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 13 19 N/A $192,000
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2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual Premium Plus 14 22 $50,128 $53,900
2-Door Coupe Manual Prestige 14 22 $50,128 $53,900
2-Door Coupe Automatic Premium Plus 16 24 $51,244 $55,100
2-Door Coupe Automatic Prestige 16 24 $51,244 $55,100
2-Door Cabriolet Premium Plus 17 26 $55,150 $59,300
2-Door Cabriolet Prestige 17 26 $55,150 $59,300
2-Door Coupe Manual Special Edition 14 22 $63,892 $68,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic Special Edition 16 24 $65,008 $69,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$50,128
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$53,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / month
$898 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Audi S5 / Cabriolet is one of the best-looking performance luxury coupes on the road, and it's one of the best all-around performers, too.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - 36.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 52.8
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 41.3
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 31.7
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 39.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.4 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.0 84.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.6 182.5
Height, Overall (in)
51.5 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2 62.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.1 108.3
Liftover Height (in)
NA 26.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9 73.0
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2 62.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0 12.4
Brakes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.26 13.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 1.34 13.6 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 37.4
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19 P255/35R19
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19 P255/35R19
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825 3858
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 19 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 8.5 19 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Displacement
4.3L/262 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750 354 @ 7000
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
357 @ 5000 325 @ 3500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.52
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.37 3.22
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.15
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.87
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.13
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.79 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65 -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.82 3.66
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California Audi S5
Body Style
Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Trapezoidal
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone 5-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - 2
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 11.0

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