Road Tests Real world tests of CLK GTR Super Sport vs Veyron

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Super Sport

Reasons to consider the
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Fewer cars built 2 vs 300 150x fewer instances built
Side view of Bugatti Veyron

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A lot faster to 60mph 2.7 s vs 3.6 s Around 25% faster to 60mph
Has an air compressor Quad turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Way more more powerful engine 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 720 HP @ 6,700 RPM More than 35% stronger engine
More expensive sticker price $1.50M vs $1.3M 20% more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 7,993 cc vs 7,291 cc Around 10% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

CLK GTR Super Sport  vs
Veyron 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Bugatti
Price 1,250,000 1,500,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2002 2005
Number built 2 300

transmission

Drivetrain Mid Engine / RWD 4x4
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
Gear ratios
1: 3.24:1
2: 2.1:1
3: 1.56:1
4: 1.23:1
5: 0.75:1
6: 0.62:1
7: 0.55:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc 15.8 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Rear brakes Disc 15 in Cross-drilled Ventilated Discs
Front wheels 457/? 267 265/22 20
Rear wheels 457/? 318 365/25 21

road tests

CLK GTR Super Sport  vs
Veyron 
0-60mph 3.6 s 2.7 s

power & handling

Maximum hp 720 HP @ 6,700 RPM 987 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,291 cc 7,993 cc
Cylinders V12 W16
Air compressor None Quad turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.6 in / 3.64 in 3.39 in / 3.39 in
Valvetrain DOHC Dual overhead camshaft (DOHC)
Valves per cylinder 4 4

physical dimensions

Width 76.8 in 78.7 in
Height 43.3 in 47.4 in
Length 73 in 175.6 in
Front track width 65.6 in 67.5 in
Wheelbase 105.1 in 106.7 in
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