McLaren 720S vs. Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$284,745
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating
Not Available

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
710 hp
449 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
4.0L 8 Cylinder Twin Turbo Intercooled
4.7L Bi

Interior Features

Universal Garage Door Opener

Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
Not Available
42.9 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
Not Available
39.1 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
Not Available
8.5 cu. ft.

Passengers

Passengers
2
2

Power Driver Seat

Power Driver Seat
Optional
Not Available

Power Passenger Seat

Power Passenger Seat
Optional
Not Available

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Optional
Not Available

Seat Memory

Seat Memory
Optional
Not Available

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Optional
Not Available

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
101.7 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
Not Available
36.2 ft.

Length

Length
178.4 in.
182.3 in.

Width

Width
76 in.
73.9 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
3128 .lbs
3959 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
710 hp
449 hp

Torque

Torque
568 ft. lbs.
516 ft. lbs.

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
19 gal.
19.8 gal.

Combined

Combined
Unknown mpg
9 - 13 mpg

City

City
Unknown mpg
17 mpg

Highway

Highway
Unknown mpg
25 mpg

Active Suspension

Active Suspension
Not Available
Optional

Safety Features

Adaptive Cruise Control

Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional

Blind Spot Monitor

Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional

Lane Keeping Assist

Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Optional

Lane Departure Warning

Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
McLaren 720S
Mercedes-Benz SL

Body Style

Body Style
Coupe
Roadster

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive
Rear Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Two-Seaters
Two-Seaters

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
2
2

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
3128 lbs.
3959 lbs.

Engine Type

Engine Type
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8
Twin Turbo Premium Unleaded V-8

Displacement

Displacement
4.0 L/244
4.7 L/285

Fuel System

Fuel System
Sequential MPI
Gasoline Direct Injection

Trans Type

Trans Type
7
9

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.30
2.65

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone
Multi-Link

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P245/35YR19
P255/35YR19

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P305/30YR20
P285/30YR19

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
19 X 9 in.
19 X 8.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
20 X 11 in.
19 X 9.5 in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum - Forged Aluminum
Aluminum

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Brake Type

Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Disc - Rear

Disc - Rear
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15.3 in.
14.2 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
15 in.
12.6 in.

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal.
19.8 gal.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
105.1 in.
101.7 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
178.4 in.
182.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
76 in.
73.9 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
47.1 in.
51.2 in.

Model Group

Model Group
720S
SL

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Luxury Sport
Luxury Sport

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Coupe
Convertible

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
4.0
4.7

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
DOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
aluminum

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
8
8

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4