Car Dimensions Comparison

There are many types of automobiles today with varied specifications. The following comparison is between the Ferrari FXX, the Porsche 997, the Mercedes Benz SLS AMG and the Rolls Royce Ghost.

Car Dimensions Comparison: the Ferrari FXX

The FXX has a wheelbase measuring 2,650 mm (104.3 in). It is 4,702 mm (185.1 in) long, 1,147 mm (45.2 in) high and 2,035 mm (80.1 in) wide. The curb weight is 1,155 kg (2,546 lb). This two-seat Berlinetta has a 6.3 L V12 engine and a six speed sequential transmission.

The maximum power is 588 kW (800 PS / 790 hp / 8500 rpm). The torque maxes out at 686 N•m (506 lb•ft) at 5750 rpm. The car is made from carbon fiber and alloy subframe. The front wheels measure 483 mm (19.0 in) x 229 mm (9.0 in). The rear wheels are 483 mm (19.0 in) x 330 mm (13 in).

Car Dimensions Comparison: Rolls-Royce Ghost

The Rolls-Royce Ghost has a 3,295 mm (129.7 in) wheelbase. It is 5,399 mm (212.6 in) long, 1,948 mm (76.7 in) wide and 1,550 mm (61 in) high. The curb weight is 2,470 kg (5,400 lb). The engine is 6.6 L twin-turbo V12 563 bhp (420 kW).

The transmission is eight-speed automatic. The car was developed by Ian Cameron. Known as the RR04 during production, it was created to vie with cars cheaper than the Phantom. About 20 percent of its parts are from the BMW F01. The components from BMW are functional in nature, and not visible to the driver.

Car Dimensions Comparison: Porsche 997

The Porsche 997 has a wheelbase measuring 92.5 in (2350 mm). The wheelbase is 92.7 in (2355 mm) for the GT3 and 92.9 in (2360 mm) for the GT3 RS. The length is 175.6 in (4460 mm) for the 2005–06 Turbo S Convertible.

The Carrera 4 Cabriolet is 174.3 in (4427 mm) long and the GT3 & Turbo S 174.6 in (4435 mm). The 2007–08 GT3 & Turbo are 176.3 in (4478 mm) long and the GT3 RS, 176.9 in (4493 mm). The Carrera, Carrera S & 2007–08 GT3 are 71.2 in (1808 mm) wide. The 2005–06 GT3 is 69.7 in (1770 mm) wide.

Car Dimensions Comparison: Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

The wheelbase is 2,680 mm (106 in). The car is 1,262 mm (49.7 in) high, 1,939 mm (76.3 in) wide and 4,638 mm (182.6 in) long. The curb weight is 1,620 kg (3,600 lbs). The power to weight ratio is 348 bhp/tone and the engine is M 159 V8. The bore x stroke is 102.2 mm (4.02 in) × 94.6 mm (3.72 in).

The displacement is 6.20799 L (378.835 cu in). The torque per liter is 104.7 N•m (77.2 lb ft). The power per liter is 92 PS (68 kW; 91 hp). The rpm maxes out at 7200. The transmission is 7 speed dual clutch semi automatic.

The car comparison dimensions and specs are applicable only to these specific models. Even then, manufacturers may implement changes at any time.

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