Compare 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT vs 2018 Audi R8

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT
2018 Audi R8
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Coupe AMG GT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Coupe AMG GT 16 22 $104,532 $112,400
Roadster AMG GT 16 21 $115,692 $124,400
Coupe AMG GT S 16 22 $123,132 $132,400
Coupe AMG GT C 15 20 $134,850 $145,000
Coupe AMG GT R 15 20 $146,010 $157,000
Roadster AMG GT C 15 20 $146,010 $157,000
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RWD V10
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
RWD V10 14 25 $128,991 $138,700
quattro V10 14 22 $153,357 $164,900
quattro V10 plus 14 22 $180,792 $194,400
Pricing
Invoice Price
$104,532
$128,991
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$112,400
$138,700
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1873 / month
$2312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Mercedes-AMG GT performs brilliantly on any kind of pavement, making it one of our favorite modern sports cars. As much a track star as it is a comfortable daily driver, the 2018 Audi R8 is one of the most balanced and flexible supercars ever made.
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Fuel Economy
City
16 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
22 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Head Room (in)
39.5 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- 55.1
Front Leg Room (in)
- 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
50.7 48.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
65 63
Wheelbase (in)
103.5 104.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.3 76.4
Track Width, Front (in)
66.1 64.5
Length, Overall (in)
179 174.3
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 14
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 14.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.8 21.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P295/30ZR19 P295/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
R01 NA
Front Tire Size
P255/35ZR19 P245/35YR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3560 3505
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 11 19 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 9 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8 Premium Unleaded V-10
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
465 @ 1700 398 @ 6500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0 L/243 5.2 L/318
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
469 @ 6000 532 @ 7800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
16 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
22 25
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.29 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.84 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.40 3.13
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.59
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.88
Trans Type
7 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.90
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.63 0.65
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.79 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.19 2.59
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercedes-Benz AMG GT Audi R8 Coupe
Body Style
Coupe Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
9.8 9.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 210

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