BMW 550i vs Mercedes-Benz CLS 500

Picture of Mercedes-Benz CLS 500
Picture of BMW 550i
Category CLS 500BMW 550i
Engine layout 5.5 l V84.8 l V8
Max power (ps / bhp) 387 / 382367 / 362
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 530 / 391490 / 361
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1735 / 38251736 / 3827
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 223 / 220211 / 209

Performance

Category CLS 500BMW 550i
0 - 100 kph 5.6 s5.3 s
0 - 200 kph 21.4 s19.0 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 15.8 s13.7 s
0 - 100 mph 13.3 s12.1 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.7 s @ 88.2 mph9.5 s @ 90.1 mph
1/4 mile 13.9 s13.4 s
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)250 kph (155 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.56 g (6 m/s²)0.59 g (6 m/s²)

Summary

Category CLS 500BMW 550i
Track Performance 00
Straight line speed 664800
Total 664800

Verdict

550i is the fastest by a small margin.

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