Road Tests Real world tests of CLK GTR Straßenversion vs Aventador

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Straßenversion

Reasons to consider the
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Much more expensive sticker price $1.547M vs $376k More than 4x more expensive harder to own
Faster in the quarter mile 9.4 s vs 10.2 s Around 10% faster at the drag strip
More torque 571 ft-lb @ 5,250 RPM vs 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM More than 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Side view of Lamborghini Aventador

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Faster top speed 217 mph vs 191 mph 26 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Faster to 60mph 2.9 s vs 3.4 s Around 15% faster to 60mph
More powerful engine 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM vs 612 HP @ 6,800 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
Higher redline 8,250 RPM vs 7,800 RPM More than 5% more revs

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

CLK GTR Straßenversion  vs
Aventador 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Lamborghini
Price 1,547,000 376,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 1998 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.57 lb/hp 4.96 lb/hp
Maximum hp 612 HP @ 6,800 RPM 700 HP @ 8,250 RPM
Maximum torque 571 ft-lb @ 5,250 RPM 509 ft-lb @ 5,500 RPM
Max RPM 7,800 RPM 8,250 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion rack&pinionPAS

engine

Displacement 6,898 cc 6,498 cc
Cylinders V12 V12
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.5:1 11.8:1
Bore/stroke 3.5 in / 3.64 in 3.74 in / 3.01 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

CLK GTR Straßenversion  vs
Aventador 
Top speed 191 mph 217 mph
1/4 mile 9.4 s 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 2.9 s
0-100mph 5.7 s 5.8 s
Drag coefficient 25 0.32

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD 4WD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.75 in Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Disc 14.96 in Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 457/? 559 255/35 19
Rear wheels 457/? 660 508/? 305

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,406 lb 3,472 lb
Width 76.8 in 79.9 in
Height 45.8 in 44.7 in
Length 191.1 in 188.2 in
Front track width 63 in 68 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 106.3 in
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Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Coupe
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