Road Tests Real world tests of SL 63 AMG vs GranTurismo MC Stradale

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG

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Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Significantly more torque 666 ft-lb @ 2,250 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM More than 75% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster in the quarter mile 11.8 s vs 12.6 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 100mph 7.9 s vs 10 s More than 20% faster to 100mph
More powerful engine 557 HP @ 5,500 RPM vs 444 HP More than 25% stronger engine
Bigger engine 5,500 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 15% bigger engine
Faster to 200kph 12.1 s vs 15.3 s More than 20% faster to 200kph
Side view of Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale vs the Mercedes-Benz SL 63 AMG.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

SL 63 AMG  vs
GranTurismo MC Stradale 
Brand Mercedes-Benz Maserati
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2012 2011

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 7.29 lb/hp 9.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 557 HP @ 5,500 RPM 444 HP
Maximum torque 666 ft-lb @ 2,250 RPM 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,500 cc 4,700 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 3.6 in 3.7 in / 3.3 in
Valvetrain DOHC DOHC

road tests

SL 63 AMG  vs
GranTurismo MC Stradale 
Top speed 186 mph 189 mph
1/4 mile 11.8 s 12.6 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 4.6 s
0-100mph 7.9 s 10 s
0-200kph 12.1 s 15.3 s
Hockenheim short lap time 1:13.20 1:13.0

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,059 lb 4,081 lb
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