Road Tests Real world tests of CLS 63 AMG vs C63 AMG

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Faster top speed 186 mph vs 155 mph 31 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More torque 590 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM vs 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM Around 35% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
More powerful engine 550 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM Around 15% stronger engine
Slightly more expensive sticker price $96k vs $87k More than 10% more expensive harder to own
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Faster to 60mph 3.7 s vs 4.3 s Around 15% faster to 60mph
Lighter curb weight 3,814 lb vs 4,275 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 6,208 cc vs 5,461 cc Around 15% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

CLS 63 AMG  vs
C63 AMG 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Price 95,775 87,462
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2012
City mileage 16 MPG 14 MPG
Highway mileage 21 MPG 20 MPG

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 7

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,275 lb 3,814 lb
Width 74.1 in 70.7 in
Height 55.4 in 56.6 in
Length 196.7 in 186 in
Wheelbase 113.2 in 108.9 in

road tests

CLS 63 AMG  vs
C63 AMG 
Top speed 186 mph 155 mph
0-60mph 4.3 s 3.7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.77 lb/hp 7.95 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 5,500 RPM 480 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Maximum torque 590 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM 442 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,461 cc 6,208 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10:1 11.3:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.6 in 4.02 in / 3.72 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4
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