Compare 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL Class vs 2009 Ferrari California

2010 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
2009 Ferrari California
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2010 Mercedes-Benz SL Class
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 13 19 N/A $192,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$192,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$3200 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2010 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class roadsters challenge luxury grand tourers and high-energy exotics alike with stupendously powerful engines and enviable ride quality.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 13 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 19 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
NA
EPA Classification
Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD -
Passenger Capacity
4
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
63.2
Wheelbase (in)
105.1
Liftover Height (in)
NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
64.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
NA
Length, Overall (in)
179.6
Height, Overall (in)
51.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.0
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 x 1.26
Brake Type
Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 1.34
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
245/40ZR19
Spare Tire Size
NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA
Rear Tire Size
285/40ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3825
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
DI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
357 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA
Displacement
4.3L/262
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
453 @ 7750
Engine Type
Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA
Trans Description Cont.
Dual-Clutch
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Trans Type
7
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
Automated Manual
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ferrari California
Body Style
2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2

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