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SLS AMG vs Aston Martin Virage - specifications

 Aston Martin VirageMercedes SLS AMG
On-the-road price/total as tested£149,995/£157,985£168,395/£185,550
Residual value (after 3yrs/36,000)£81,297/54.2%£72,410/43.0%
Depreciation£68,698£95,985
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£10,426/£20,852£11,673/£23,345
Annual fuel cost (12,000/20,000 miles)£3,601/£6,002£4,390/£7,317
Ins group/quote/road tax band/cost50/£xxx/M/£43550/£xxx/M/£435
Cost of 1st/2nd/3rd serviceN/AN/A
Length/wheelbase4,720/2,740mm4,638/2,680mm
Height/width1,280/1,905mm1,262/1,939mm
EngineV12/5,935ccV8/6,208cc
Peak power 490/6,500 bhp/rpm563/6,800 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 570/5,750 Nm/rpm650/4,750 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd auto/rwd7-spd semi/rwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel80 litres/foam85 litres/foam
Boot capacity 184 litres176 litres
Kerbweight/payload1,740kg/N/A1,620/240kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient11.5 metres/0.37Cd11.9 metres/0.36Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (unltd)/3yrs3yrs (unltd)/2yrs
Service intervals/UK dealers10,000 miles/12Variable/136
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.N/A9th/12th*
0-60/30-70mph5.6/4.7 secs4.1/3.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th 2.9/4.1 secs2.2/3.1 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th 5.9/7.7 secs3.6/5.1 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph 186mph/2,000rpm197mph/2,200rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph N/AN/A
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph48/66/57/65dB51/65/59/70dB
Auto Express economy/range20.6mpg/363 miles16.9mpg/316 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined 12.7/26.2/18.8mpg14.2/30.4/21.4mpg
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket317/349g/km/35%386/308g/km/35%
Airbags/front/rear parking sensorsFour/yes/yesEight/yes/yes
Cruise control/Bluetooth/sat-navYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Ceramic brakes/adaptive dampersYes/yesYes/no
Electric/leather/heated seatYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Tyre pressure monitoring/xenonsYes/yesYes/yes
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