Compare 2014 Chevrolet Corvette vs 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series

2014 Chevrolet Corvette
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
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2-Door Coupe 2LT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe 2LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe 3LT 17 29 $48,230 $53,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 1LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 2LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Coupe Z51 3LT 17 29 $51,870 $57,000
2-Door Convertible 1LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible 2LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible 3LT 17 29 $52,780 $58,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 1LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 2LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
2-Door Convertible Z51 3LT 17 29 $56,420 $62,000
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2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SLS AMG Black Series 13 17 $255,750 $275,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$48,230
$255,750
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,000
$275,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$883 / month
$4583 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray sets a new benchmark for value among well-equipped, comfortable, high-performance sports cars.
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Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
29 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
37.90 39
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.20 58.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
52.0 -
Front Leg Room (in)
43.00 41.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.70 63.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
176.90 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
48.80 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.70 65.9
Wheelbase (in)
106.70 105.5
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.90 -
Track Width, Front (in)
63.00 67
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.0 6.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.18 15.8
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)
13.3 x 0.90 14.2
Brake Type
Pwr -
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 22.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.53 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
12.0 - 16.4 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 -
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P285/35ZR19 P295/30YR20
Rear Tire Order Code
XBK NA
Front Tire Size
P245/40ZR18 P265/35YR19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
XBK NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3298 3616
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.5 19 X 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x 10.0 20 X 11
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
11.3 -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 760
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Engine
Fuel System
Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
460 @ 4600 468 @ 5500
Engine Order Code
LT1 NA
Displacement
6.2L/376 6.2 L/379
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
455 @ 6000 622 @ 7400
Engine Type
Gas V8 Premium Unleaded V-8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
29 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 13
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.29
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.40
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.63
Trans Type
7 7
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.79
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.19
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.42 0.72
Trans Order Code
MEP NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.42 4.44
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Black Series
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Rear
Short/Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Transverse Leaf Spring Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -
Suspension Type - Front
Short/Long Arm Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 12.9
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 -

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