Compare 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT vs 2014 Nissan GT-R

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT
2014 Nissan GT-R
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2-Door Coupe SLS AMG GT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SLS AMG GT 13 19 $187,395 $201,500
2-Door Roadster SLS AMG GT 13 19 $193,440 $208,000
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2-Door Coupe Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Premium 16 23 $94,755 $99,590
2-Door Coupe Black Edition 16 23 $104,017 $109,330
2-Door Coupe Track Edition 16 23 $110,084 $115,710
Pricing
Invoice Price
$187,395
$94,755
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$201,500
$99,590
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3358 / month
$1660 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT is fast, fun, and luxurious, while the Black Series is in a league above; just don't expect S-Class levels of comfort and equipment. Sensual? No, but the 2014 Nissan GT-R overwhelms our circuits with unearthly performance and grip.
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Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39 38.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
58.4 54.3
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 44.6
Front Hip Room (in)
63.2 54.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 79
Second Leg Room (in)
- 26.4
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.9
Second Head Room (in)
- 33.5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
182.6 183.9
Height, Overall (in)
49.3 53.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 63
Wheelbase (in)
105.5 109.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 74.6
Track Width, Front (in)
66.2 62.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.2 8.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 15.4
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)
13 15
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
22.5 19.5
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39 -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30YR20 P285/35YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P265/35YR19 P255/40YR20
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3726 3829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 X 11 20 X 10.5
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9.5 20 X 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
760 -
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
479 @ 4750 463 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
6.2 L/379 3.8 L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
583 @ 6800 545 @ 6400
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-8 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-6
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
15 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.80
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 4.06
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.59
Trans Type
7 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.30
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.25
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT Nissan GT-R
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.2 (Est) 9.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
2.0 (Est) -

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