Compare McLaren MP4-12C Spider vs Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster

McLaren MP4-12C Spider
2014 McLaren MP4-12C Spider
Select configuration:
$265,750
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
McLaren MP4-12C Spider Full Review
Change Car
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster
2015 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster
Select configuration:
$228,080
Starting Price (MSRP)
N/A
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Roadster Full Review
Change Car

Overview

Engine
3.8-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
Engine
6.2-liter V8 Gas
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 19 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
22.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
N/A
Trunk Volume
6.1 ft³

Photos

49
More
47
More

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.8-liter Twin-Turbo V8 Gas
6.2-liter V8 Gas
Horsepower
616 hp @ 7500 rpm
583 hp @ 6800 rpm
Torque
443 lb-ft @ 3000 rpm
479 lb-ft @ 4750 rpm
Transmission
7-Speed Automatic
7-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
N/A
39 ft

Wheels

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

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P235/35YR19
P265/35YR19
Rear Tire
P305/30YR20
P295/30YR20

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
15 MPG
City
15 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
22 MPG
19 MPG

Emissions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
N/A
22.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
N/A
292.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
N/A
427.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.5 in
182.6 in
Height
47.4 in
49.7 in
Max Width
75.2 in
76.3 in
Front Width
65.2 in
66.2 in
Rear Width
63.3 in
65 in
Wheelbase
105.1 in
105.5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
43.4 in
41.7 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.6 in
39 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.3 in
58.4 in
Front Seat Hip Room
N/A
63.2 in

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,249 lbs
3,792 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
N/A
6.1 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Azure Blue Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Blue, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Carbon Black Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Fire Black, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Graphite Grey Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Ice Silver, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • McLaren Orange Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Mecury Red Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Pearl White, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Sapphire Black Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Silver, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Supernova Silver, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Titanium Silver Metallic, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Volcano Orange, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Volcano Red, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • White, *PRICE TO FOLLOW*
  • Iridium Silver
  • Mars Red
  • Obsidian Black

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • AMG Imola Gray
  • designo Mystic White II

Standard Interior Materials

  • Almond White, Full Leather Seats
  • Arabica Brown, Full Leather Seats
  • Blue, Full Leather Sports Interior
  • Blue, Part Leather Seat Trim w/Space Fabric Inserts
  • Carbon Black, Full Leather Seats
  • Harissa Red, Full Leather Seats
  • Midnight Blue, Full Leather Seats
  • Natural Tan, Full Leather Seats
  • Orange, Full Leather Sports Interior
  • Orange, Part Leather Seat Trim w/Space Fabric Inserts
  • Red, Full Leather Sports Interior
  • Red, Part Leather Seat Trim w/Space Fabric Inserts
  • Saddle Tan, Full Leather Seats
  • Silver, Full Leather Sports Interior
  • Silver, Part Leather Seat Trim w/Space Fabric Inserts
  • Stone Grey, Full Leather Seats
  • Black, designo Nappa Leather Upholstery

Optional Interior Materials

  • Almond White, Full Leather Interior
  • Arabica Brown, Alcantara & Leather Interior
  • Arabica Brown, Full Leather Interior
  • Carbon Black, Alcantara & Leather Interior
  • Carbon Black, Full Leather Interior
  • Harissa Red, Alcantara & Leather Interior
  • Harissa Red, Full Leather Interior
  • McLaren Orange, Full Leather Interior
  • Midnight Blue, Alcantara & Leather Interior
  • Midnight Blue, Full Leather Interior
  • Natural Tan, Alcantara & Leather Interior
  • Natural Tan, Full Leather Interior
  • Saddle Tan, Alcantara & Leather Interior
  • Saddle Tan, Full Leather Interior
  • Stone Grey, Full Leather Interior
  • Carbon Black, Semi-Aniline Leather & Alcantara Seats
  • Carbon Black, Semi-Aniline Leather Seats
  • Harissa Red, Semi-Aniline Leather & Perforated Leather Seats
  • McLaren Orange, Semi-Aniline Leather & Perforated Leather Seats
  • Stone Grey, Semi-Aniline Leather & Perforated Leather Seats
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Entertainment System
Standard
Not Available
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
Optional
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Optional
Standard
Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Standard
Seat Memory
Optional
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Not Available
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
3 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles