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2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT vs. Its Competition

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While the SLS AMG GT stands alone as the gullwing car in this group, each has its own mix of luxury and serious speed.

Audi's R8 is a strong alternative on both design and performance fronts, particularly in top-of-the-line R8 V10 Plus form.

Nissan's GT-R is the outlier here, offering less luxurious appointments but an all-wheel drive, twin-turbo V-6 powertrain that's ruled by some truly masterful electronics.

The Porsche 911 is a scalpel to most of the rest of this group's sledgehammer, with refined and precise driving characteristics, though it may not score as high on the panache scale.

The Maserati GranTurismo and Ferrari California offer their own brands of passionate styling, while being quick and fun-to-drive in their own right.

2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT2014 Audi R8 first drive2014 Audi R82014 Nissan GT-R Track Edition2014 Nissan GT-R2014 Porsche 911 Targa 42014 Porsche 9112014 Ferrari California2014 Ferrari CaliforniaMaserati GranTurismo Convertible Centennial edition2014 Maserati GranTurismo
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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.
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German precision and handling combines with Italian power to create a superb supercar that's also fit for daily use.
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Sensual? No, but the 2014 Nissan GT-R overwhelms our circuits with unearthly performance and grip.
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The 2014 Porsche 911 range spans a broad spectrum, but somehow manages to hit exactly the right marks at each point, balancing performance, features, and practicality almost perfectly.
As the entry point to Ferrari ownership, the 2014 California balances performance, style, and practicality surprisingly well.
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The Maserati GranTurismo mates serene yet sporty handling with a beautiful Ferrari V-8 engine note for one fabulous luxury coupe.
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Rear Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveAll Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
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