Compare 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL Class vs 2012 Aston Martin Virage

2013 Mercedes-Benz CL Class
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2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL550 15 24 $107,229 $115,300
2-Door Coupe RWD CL63 AMG 15 22 $142,290 $153,000
2-Door Coupe RWD CL600 12 18 $149,079 $160,300
2-Door Coupe RWD CL65 AMG 12 18 $198,276 $213,200
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 13 18 N/A $207,895
2-Door Volante 13 18 N/A $222,895
Pricing
Invoice Price
$107,229
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$115,300
$207,895
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1922 / month
$3465 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Bristling with performance and technology, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CL Class still is cozy enough to coddle the super-wealthy.
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Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Minicompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
- 2
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.400 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.200 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in)
42.200 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
32.200 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
36.900 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
59.200 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.200 78.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.100 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
200.600 185.8
Height, Overall (in)
55.800 50.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.300 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
116.300 107.9
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.700 75.0
Track Width, Front (in)
63.000 - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.500 5.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.800 x 1.000 14.2 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)
13.200 x 1.400 15.7 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.900 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.100 37.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.800 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P245/35R20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR18 P295/30R20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4619 3836
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 20 x 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 20 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
4.6L/284 5.9L/362
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 5250 490 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V12
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 1800-3500 420 @ 5700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 18
Transmission
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.420/2.230 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.860 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.650 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.370 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.820 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.730 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.380 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.920 - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Aston Martin Virage
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Air Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Four-Link Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Air Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 1
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.0 12.2

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