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

2013 Mercedes-Benz CL Class
2012 Aston Martin Virage
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2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL 550
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL 550 15 24 $107,229 $115,300
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 63 AMG 15 22 $142,290 $153,000
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 600 12 18 $149,079 $160,300
2-Door Coupe RWD CL 65 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 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
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.700 75.0
Track Width, Front (in)
63.000 - TBD -
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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.500 5.0
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.900 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P275/45HR18 P295/30R20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P255/45HR18 P245/35R20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4619 3836
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 20 x 8.5
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
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
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
516 @ 1800-3500 420 @ 5700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.6L/284 5.9L/362
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
429 @ 5250 490 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V12
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 13
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.820 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.380 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.730 NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.920 - TBD -
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
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Aston Martin Virage
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Air Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
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
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
10.0 12.2
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
4 1

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