Mercedes-Benz C 55 AMG vs BMW 550i

Picture of BMW 550i
Picture of Mercedes-Benz C 55 AMG
Category BMW 550iC 55 AMG
Engine layout 4.8 l V85.4 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 367 / 362367 / 362
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 490 / 361510 / 376
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1736 / 38271654 / 3646
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 211 / 209222 / 219

Lap Times

Track BMW 550iC 55 AMG
Autozeitung test track 1:45.201:46.10

Acceleration

Speed & distance BMW 550iC 55 AMG
0 - 100 kph 5.3 s5.0 s
0 - 200 kph 19.0 s17.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 13.7 s12.9 s
0 - 60 mph 5.2 s4.7 s
0 - 100 mph 12.1 s11.2 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.5 s @ 90.1 mph9.3 s @ 92.0 mph
1/4 mile 13.4 s13.3 s

General performance

Category BMW 550iC 55 AMG
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.59 g (6 m/s²)0.62 g (6 m/s²)
Fuel economy 13.8 l/100 km (17 mpg US / 20 UK)14.7 l/100 km (16 mpg US / 19 UK)
Lateral acceleration 0.89 g (9 m/s²)0.85 g (8 m/s²)
70 mph - 0 49 m (161 ft)50 m (165 ft)

Summary

Category BMW 550iC 55 AMG
Track Performance 10097
Straight line speed 13361446
Total 14361544

Verdict

C 55 AMG is the fastest by a small margin.

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