Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG vs Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro

Picture of Mercedes-Benz SL 55 AMG (517 PS)
Picture of Audi R8 4.2 FSI Quattro (Mk I)
Category SL 55 AMGR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Max power (ps / bhp) 517 / 510420 / 414
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 720 / 531430 / 317
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1985 / 43761560 / 3439
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 260 / 257269 / 266
Average price €143,000€107,000

Acceleration

Speed & distance SL 55 AMGR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
0 - 50 kph 1.8 s1.8 s
0 - 100 kph 4.3 s4.3 s
0 - 130 kph 6.4 s7.7 s
0 - 200 kph 13.0 s14.9 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 9.1 s10.8 s
0 - 100 mph 9.0 s9.9 s
Est. 1/8 mile 8.6 s @ 100.0 mph8.9 s @ 95.1 mph
1/4 mile 12.3 s12.5 s

General performance

Category SL 55 AMGR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Top speed 250 kph (155 mph)301 kph (187 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.71 g (7 m/s²)0.67 g (7 m/s²)
Fuel economy 14.9 l/100 km (16 mpg US / 19 UK)13.6 l/100 km (17 mpg US / 21 UK)

Summary

Category SL 55 AMGR8 4.2 FSI Quattro
Track Performance 695799
Straight line speed 11271129
Total 18221928

Verdict

R8 4.2 FSI Quattro is the fastest by a small margin.

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