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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe CL550 4MATIC
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 4MATIC CL550 15 24 $108,438 $116,600
2-Door Coupe RWD CL600 12 18 $150,660 $162,000
2-Door Coupe RWD CL63 AMG 15 22 $143,778 $154,600
2-Door Coupe RWD CL65 AMG 12 18 $200,415 $215,500
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 12 21 N/A $198,600
2-Door Convertible 12 20 N/A $218,500
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CL is cozy, comfortable and loaded with enough performance and technology to entertain even the ultra-wealthy. Well-mannered in nearly every situation, the 2014 Bentley Continental GT is a powerhouse more fitted for a gentleman than a rock star; but the new GT V8 S should add a little more urgency to the driving experience.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 104.2 89
Second Hip Room (in) 56 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.3 -
Second Head Room (in) 36.4 -
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 42.3
Front Hip Room (in) 62 -
Second Leg Room (in) 32.2 30.2
Front Head Room (in) 36.9 -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63 65.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 -
Length, Overall (in) 200.6 189.2
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 55.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3 65.2
Wheelbase (in) 116.3 108.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.7 75
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.5 12.6
Brakes
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) 11.8 13.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.2 15.9
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.9 24
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.1 37
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/45HR18 P275/40YR20
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45HR18 P275/40YR20
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4740 5115
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 20 X 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 20 X 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 220 190
Engine
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.7 L/285 6.0 L/366
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 429 @ 5250 567 @ 6000
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Flexible W-12
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 516 @ 1800 516 @ 1700
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 15 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 12 (Est)
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 3.52
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 2.10
Trans Type 7 8
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.32
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.14
Trans Order Code NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.67
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.71
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Bentley Continental GT
Body Style Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.1 (Est) 13.2 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 2.0 (Est)
 
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