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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS
2011 Nissan GT-R
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2011 Mercedes-Benz SLS
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2-Door Coupe Premium
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Premium 15 21 $79,109 $84,060
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$79,109
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
N/A
$84,060
Monthly Payment Estimate
$0 / month
$1401 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2011 GT-R achieves the unthinkable: It outraces some of the world's top sports cars, at a fraction of their price.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 15 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 50.0
Front Leg Room (in)
- 44.6
Passenger Capacity
- 4
Front Hip Room (in)
- 54.7
Second Leg Room (in)
- 26.4
Front Head Room (in)
- 38.1
Second Hip Room (in)
- 44.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 79.0
Second Head Room (in)
- 33.5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
- 54.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
- 63.0
Wheelbase (in)
- 109.4
Liftover Height (in)
- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- 62.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
- 183.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 8.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 15 x - TBD -
Brake Type
- Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
- Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 15 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
- NA
Brake ABS System
- 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 19.5
Steering
Steering Type
- Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
- NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- NA
Rear Tire Size
- P285/35ZR20
Rear Tire Order Code
- NA
Front Tire Size
- P255/40ZR20
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)
- 3829
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
- 20 x 10.5
Front Wheel Material
- Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
- 20 x 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- 11.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
- 485 @ 6400
Engine Type
- Gas V6
Fuel System
- Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
- 434 @ 3200
Engine Order Code
- - TBD -
Displacement
- 3.8L/- TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 15
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 21
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
- NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.30
Trans Order Code
- GR6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
- 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.25
Trans Description Cont.
- Automatic w/manual shift
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 4.06
Clutch Size (in)
- - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.60
Trans Type
- 6
Drivetrain
- All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.00
Summary
Body Style
- 2 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
- Nissan GT-R
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
- Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
- NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
- Multi-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 11.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- 2

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