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Compare Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet A217 [S 63 AMG 4MATIC] vs Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina vs Ferrari California T

Reviews

Neo score
96%
84%
87%
Pros
  • Great, opulent styling
  • Decent build quality
  • Powerful engine lineup without tiny weasels
  • Last chance to get V12 from Merc
  • Good styling with the top up
  • Sweet F133 V12 engine
  • Gated manual transmission
  • Superb torque and power
  • Good handling
  • Hard convertible top
Cons
  • V12 married to MBC
  • S63 AMG limited to AWD
  • Very little cargo space
  • Awkward with the roll-over hoops
  • Less elegant than the original California
  • Turbocharging
  • No more manual

Price

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Variants

S 63 AMG 4MATIC
S 65 AMG
S 500
Maybach S 650

Capacity

Cargo Capacity
350 L / 12.4 cu-ft
185 L / 6.5 cu-ft
241 L / 8.5 cu-ft ~ 340 L / 12.0 cu-ft
Coolant Capacity
8.0 L / 8.5 qt
19.0 L / 20.1 qt
21.0 L / 22.2 qt
Engine Oil Capacity
8.5 L / 9.0 qt
10.0 L / 10.6 qt
13.0 L / 13.7 qt
Fuel Capacity
80.0 L / 21.1 gal
114.0 L / 30.1 gal
78.0 L / 20.6 gal
Passengers
4
2
4
Payload
550 kg / 1213 lbs
260 kg / 573 lbs

Chassis

Brakes | Front
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Ventilated discs
Brakes | Rear
Ventilated discs
Disc
Ventilated discs
Power Steering
Electric Steering
Hydraulic Steering
Electric Steering
Suspension | Front
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Double-wishbone
Suspension | Rear
Multi-link
Double-wishbone
Multi-link
Tire Size
255/45 ZR 19, 285/40 ZR 19
255/40 R18, 295/35 R18
245/40 ZR19, 285/40 ZR19, 245/35 ZR20, 285/35 ZR20
Turning Circle
11.6 m / 38.0 ft

Construction

Body Style
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible
2-door Convertible

Dimensions

Size | Height
1417 mm / 55.8 in
1260 mm / 49.6 in
1322 mm / 52.0 in
Size | Length
5027 mm / 197.9 in
4550 mm / 179.1 in
4570 mm / 179.9 in
Size | Width
1899 mm / 74.8 in | 2108 mm / 83.0 in (mirror unfolded)
1935 mm / 76.2 in
1910 mm / 75.2 in
Track Width | Front
1625.0 mm / 64.0 in
1632.0 mm / 64.3 in
1631.0 mm / 64.2 in
Track Width | Rear
1649.0 mm / 64.9 in
1586.0 mm / 62.4 in
1605.0 mm / 63.2 in
Weight
2040.0 kg / 4497.4 lbs
1690.0 kg / 3725.8 lbs
1625.0 kg / 3582.5 lbs
Wheel Size
19 in
19 in, 20 in
Wheelbase
2945 mm / 115.9 in
2500 mm / 98.4 in
2670 mm / 105.1 in

Performance

Acceleration | 0 - 100 km/h
3.9 sec
4.4 sec
3.6 sec
Acceleration | 0 - 60 mph
3.7 sec
4.2 sec
3.4 sec
CO2 Emission
244 g/km
250 g/km
Coefficient Of Drag
0.32
Fuel Economy
10.4 L/100km / 22.6 MPG (combined) | 14.3 L/100km / 16.4 MPG (urban) | 8.2 L/100km / 28.7 MPG (highway)
35.6 L/100km / 6.6 MPG (urban) | 15.5 L/100km / 15.2 MPG (highway)
10.5 L/100km / 22.4 MPG (combined)
Top Speed
250.0 km/h / 155.3 mph
300.0 km/h / 186.4 mph
315.0 km/h / 195.7 mph

Powertrain

Drivetrain Layout
Front-engine (longitudinal), All-wheel drive
Mid-engine (transverse), Rear-wheel drive
Front-engine (longitudinal), Rear-wheel drive
Emission Standard
Euro 6
Engine
M 157.985
F133
F154BB
Engine | Bore
88.0 mm / 3.5 in
86.5 mm / 3.4 in
Engine | Compression Ratio
10.0:1
10.8:1
9.4:1
Engine | Displacement
5.5 L / 333.3 cu-in / 5461.0 cc
5.5 L / 334.0 cu-in / 5474.0 cc
3.9 L / 235.2 cu-in / 3855.0 cc
Engine | Power
585.0 hp / 436.2 kW @ 5500 rpm
485.0 hp / 361.7 kW @ 7000 rpm
560.0 hp / 417.6 kW @ 7500 rpm
Engine | Specific Output
107.1 hp/L / 1.8 hp/cu-in
88.6 hp/L / 1.5 hp/cu-in
145.3 hp/L / 2.4 hp/cu-in
Engine | Stroke
75.0 mm / 3.0 in
82.0 mm / 3.2 in
Engine | Torque
900 Nm / 663.8 lb-ft @ 2250-3750 rpm
569 Nm / 419.7 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
755 Nm / 556.9 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
Engine | Type
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine
Naturally-aspirated multi-port injected petrol V12 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Bi-turbocharged direct-injected petrol V8 engine with 4 values per cylinder
Transmission | Gears
7-speed
6-speed
7-speed
Transmission | Type
Automatic MCT
Manual
Automatic dual clutch

Production

Availability
2015 ~ 2017
2000 ~ 2006
2014 ~ 2017
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