Compare 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT vs 2013 Nissan GT-R

2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
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2-Door Coupe SLS AMG GT
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
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2-Door Coupe Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Premium 16 23 $91,109 $96,820
2-Door Coupe Black Edition 16 23 $100,044 $106,320
Pricing
Invoice Price
$185,535
$91,109
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$199,500
$96,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3325 / month
$1614 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.6
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. At a fraction of the price, the 2013 Nissan GT-R beats some of the top supercars to the punch, although their sensuality is missing.
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Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Subcompact Cars
Number of Passenger Doors
2 -
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.100
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 54.300
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 44.600
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 79.000
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 54.700
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.000
Second Leg Room (in)
- 26.400
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.900
Second Head Room (in)
- 33.500
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 183.800
Height, Overall (in)
49.3 53.900
Track Width, Rear (in)
65.0 63.000
Wheelbase (in)
105.5 109.400
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 74.600
Track Width, Front (in)
66.2 62.600
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.2 8.800
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 x 1.4 15.350 x 1.280
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)
14.2 x 1.0 15.00 x 1.180
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
26.2 19.500
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
13.1 15.100
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.0 36.600
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.400
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR19 P255/40ZR20
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 P285/35ZR20
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3573 3829
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 x 9.5 20 x 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 11.0 20 x 10.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 11.623
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
479 @ 4750 463 @ 3200-5800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.3L/379 3.8L/234
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
563 @ 6800 545 @ 6400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbocharged Gas V6
Fuel System
- TBD - Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
16 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.796
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.056
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.595
Trans Type
7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.001
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 3.383
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.301
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Trans Order Code
- TBD - N/A
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.700
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.248
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/Manual Shift
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Nissan GT-R
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Independent
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.6 9.6
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
1 - TBD -

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