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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
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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
EPA Classification Mid-Size Cars Large Cars
Interior Dimensions
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
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.5 41.4
Second Head Room (in) 37 39.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 63.9 63.9
Length, Overall (in) 207.9 206.5
Height, Overall (in) 59.3 58.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 65.7 64.5
Wheelbase (in) 122.5 124.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 76.7 74.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - 5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.6 -
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.9 21.1
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 41.7 40
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/40YR20 P255/45HR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45YR20 P255/45HR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 5380 4729
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 220 150
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 520
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 624 @ 5600 449 @ 5250
Engine Type Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-12 Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Fuel System Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 590 @ 1500 516 @ 1800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 6.6 L/402 4.7 L/285
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
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
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
Vehicle Name Rolls-Royce Wraith Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Body Style Coupe Sedan
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
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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