Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series vs 2014 Chevrolet Corvette

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
2014 Chevrolet Corvette
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2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series 13 17 $255,750 $275,000
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2-Door Coupe 2LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe 2LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe 3LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 1LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 2LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 3LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Convertible 1LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible 2LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible 3LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 1LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 2LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 3LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$255,750
$48,230
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$275,000
$53,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4583 / month
$883 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sets a new benchmark for value among well-equipped, comfortable, high-performance sports cars.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
17 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.00
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
63.2 53.70
Front Head Room (in)
39 37.90
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 55.20
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 52.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
67 63.00
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 176.90
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.9 61.70
Wheelbase (in)
105.5 106.70
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 73.90
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
- 48.80
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.2 15.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 13.3 x 0.90
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.8 12.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
- Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 37.7
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.53
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 12.0 - 16.4
Tires
Front Tire Order Code
NA XBK
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA XBK
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR19 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3616 3298
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
760 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
468 @ 5500 460 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
NA LT1
Displacement
6.2 L/379 6.2L/376
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
622 @ 7400 455 @ 6000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Gas V8
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
17 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 17
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 2.66
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.44 3.42
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.30
Trans Type
7 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 1.78
Trans Order Code
NA MEP
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Manual
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Transverse Leaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.9 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 5
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.3

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