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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe SLS AMG GT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SLS AMG GT 14 20 $185,535 $199,500
2-Door Roadster SLS AMG GT 14 20 $191,580 $206,000
2013 Audi R8
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Invoice Price
$185,535
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Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$199,500
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Monthly Payment Estimate
$3325 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is a stunning, capable, and luxurious grand touring super sports car--and it's tremendous fun.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 14 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors 2
EPA Classification Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.1
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.3
Track Width, Front (in) 66.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 182.6
Height, Overall (in) 49.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x 1.0
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 1.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 26.2
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P295/30YR20
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P265/35YR19
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3573
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 11.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 563 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas V8
Fuel System - TBD -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 479 @ 4750
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 6.3L/379
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.79
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72
Trans Order Code - TBD -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.67
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29
Trans Description Cont. Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.40
Clutch Size (in) NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63
Trans Type 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1
 
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