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Audi R8 Coupe
2020 Audi R8 Coupe
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$169,900
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9.1
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Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe
2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Coupe
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$221,580
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Overview

Engine
5.2-liter V10 Gas
Engine
6.2-liter V8 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 20 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
21.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
6.2 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
5.2-liter V10 Gas
6.2-liter V8 Gas
Horsepower
562 hp
583 hp @ 6800 rpm
Torque
406 lb-ft
479 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
36.7 ft
39 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8.5"
19" x 9.5"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 11"
20" x 11"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone
Rear Suspension
Double Wishbone
Double Wishbone

Tires

Front Tire
P245/35YR19
P265/35YR19
Rear Tire
P295/35YR19
P295/30YR20

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
16 MPG
15 MPG
City
13 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
20 MPG
19 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
11.0 Tons/yr
11.8 (Est) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
21.9 gallons
22.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
284.7 miles
292.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
438 miles
427.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
174.3 in
182.6 in
Height
48.8 in
49.3 in
Max Width
76.4 in
76.3 in
Front Width
64.5 in
66.2 in
Rear Width
63 in
65 in
Wheelbase
104.4 in
105.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
40.9 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.5 in
39 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.1 in
58.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
63.2 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
N/A
3,726 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
6.2 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ibis White
  • Vegas Yellow
  • Iridium Silver
  • Mars Red
  • Obsidian Black

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Daytona Gray Pearl Effect
  • Florett Silver Metallic
  • Kemora Gray Metallic
  • Mythos Black Metallic
  • Suzuka Gray Metallic
  • Tango Red Metallic
  • Ara Blue Crystal Effect
  • AMG Imola Gray
  • designo Mystic White II

Standard Interior Materials

  • Black, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Black, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Ara Blue Stitching, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Black/Ara Blue Stitching, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Express Red Stitch, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Black/Express Red Stitch, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Rock Gray Stitching, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Black/Rock Gray Stitching, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black/Vegas Yellow, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Black/Vegas Yellow, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Express Red, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Express Red, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Palomino Brown, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Palomino Brown, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Pastel Silver, Diamond Stitched Seat Trim
  • Pastel Silver, Fine Nappa Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Navigation System
Standard
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Standard
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Maintenance
1 Years / 10,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles