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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 4-Door Sedan S550 RWD
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan RWD S550 17 25 $86,397 $92,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S550 16 26 $89,187 $95,900
4-Door Sedan 4MATIC S63 AMG 15 23 $129,735 $139,500
Pricing
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$86,397
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$92,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1548 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Rolls-Royce Wraith is the most powerful car the brand has ever built, yet it's just as luxurious and refined as any other Rolls, as well. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class makes an emotional appeal for its claim as the best sedan in the world, and we're feeling it.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.4
Second Head Room (in) 37 39.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 59.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.4 39.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 111.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59 59.7
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9 43
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.7 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 122.5 124.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7 74.8
Track Width, Front (in) 63.9 63.9
Length, Overall (in) 207.9 206.5
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.6 -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.6 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.7 13.2
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.9 21.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.7 40
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45YR20 P255/45HR18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/40YR20 P255/45HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5380 4729
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 X 9.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 X 8.5 18 X 8.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 220 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 520
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 590 @ 1500 516 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 6.6 L/402 4.7 L/285
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 624 @ 5600 449 @ 5250
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 (Est) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 (Est) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 (Est) 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.72 4.38
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.81 2.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.92
Trans Type 8 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.32 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style Coupe Sedan
Vehicle Name Rolls-Royce Wraith Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2.0 (Est) 5.0 (Est)
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 (Est) 9.1 (Est)
 
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