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

Differences What are the advantages of each

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars 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 466 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM More than 25% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Front view of Mercedes-Benz CL 63 AMG

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Bigger engine 6,200 cc vs 5,461 cc Around 15% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

CLS 63 AMG  vs
CL 63 AMG 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Mercedes-Benz
Year 2012 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.77 lb/hp 8.43 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 5,500 RPM 518 HP @ 6,800 RPM
Maximum torque 590 ft-lb @ 2,000 RPM 466 ft-lb @ 5,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,461 cc 6,200 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.6 in 4.02 in / 3.72 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 4

road tests

CLS 63 AMG  vs
CL 63 AMG 
Top speed 186 mph 155 mph
0-60mph 4.3 s 4.6 s

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 4,367 lb
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