Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible (2015)
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Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible (2015): 22 facts and highlights

1. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
5.2s
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 2.5s

2. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
249km/h
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 414km/h

3. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.2l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km

4. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
6
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 16

5. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible (2015)
89% have it

6. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
2.9l
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 8l

7. weight

1.73t
Renault Megane Coupe-Cabriolet 2.0 CVT (2014): 1.63kg

8. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
65l
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 100l

9. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
11m
Smart Passion Cabriolet (2014): 8.4m

10. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
10.2l/100 km
Ferrari 458 Spider (2013): 0l/100 km

11. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
24
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 64

12. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
328hp
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 1001hp

13. width

2.1m
Nissan Murano CrossCabriolet (2014): 1.21m

14. height

1.31m
Lotus Exige S Roadster (2014): 1.13m

15. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
958mm
Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe (2014): 1.03m

16. shorter length

4.62m
Smart Passion Cabriolet (2014): 2.65m

17. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Ferrari California T (2014): 7yrs

18. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
480Nm
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport (2013): 1250Nm

19. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible (2015)
89% have it

20. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible (2015)
67% have it

21. Has Stop-Start system

A Stop-Start system automatically turns off the engine when stopping in traffic or at a red light, and seamlessly starts it again when pressure is applied to the accelerator. This saves fuel and is more ecological.
Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Convertible (2015)
29% have it

22. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.7l/100 km
Porsche 918 Spyder (2015): 3.1l/100 km

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