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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster SL550
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster SL550 18 25 $99,231 $106,700
2-Door Roadster SL63 AMG 16 25 $136,989 $147,300
2-Door Roadster SL65 AMG 14 21 $199,485 $214,500
2-Door Coupe 640i RWD
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe RWD 640i 22 32 $69,370 $75,400
2-Door Convertible RWD 650i 17 25 $86,665 $94,200
2-Door Coupe AWD 650i xDrive 16 24 $82,525 $89,700
2-Door Convertible AWD 650i xDrive 16 24 $89,425 $97,200
4-Door Sedan RWD Gran Coupe 650i 17 25 $81,790 $88,900
4-Door Sedan AWD Gran Coupe 650i xDrive 16 24 $84,550 $91,900
2-Door Coupe RWD 650i 17 25 $79,765 $86,700
4-Door Sedan RWD Gran Coupe 640i 20 30 $71,390 $77,600
2-Door Convertible RWD 640i 20 30 $76,270 $82,900
4-Door Sedan AWD Gran Coupe 640i xDrive 20 29 $74,150 $80,600
2-Door Coupe AWD 640i xDrive 20 29 $72,130 $78,400
2-Door Convertible AWD 640i xDrive 20 29 $79,030 $85,900
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SL Class feels content as a grand tourer, but it's sportier than you might expect. No matter whether it's a coupe, convertible, or Gran Coupe, the 2014 BMW 6-Series covers soft and elegant as well as it does sharp and athletic.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 40
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.5 56.9
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Second Leg Room (in) - 30.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - 87
Second Head Room (in) - 35.7
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 49.7
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.9 74.6
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9 63
Length, Overall (in) 181.6 192.8
Height, Overall (in) 51.8 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 63 65.6
Wheelbase (in) 101.8 112.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.5 16.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 13.6
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 13.7
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.2 38.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/40YR18 P245/45VR18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35YR18 P245/45VR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3935 4001
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 18 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9.5 18 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 429 @ 5250 315 @ 5800
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-6
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 516 @ 1800 332 @ 1400
Engine Order Code NA N55
Displacement 4.7 L/285 3.0 L/182
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 20 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 22
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.84
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.14
Trans Order Code 427 2TB
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.37 1.67
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.38 4.71
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.65 3.23
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.92 2.11
Trans Type 7 8
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
Summary
Body Style Convertible Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SL-Class BMW 6 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Multi-Link Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 9.2 7.4 (Est)
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 210
 
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