The horsepower is a parameter that majority of drivers pay the greatest attention to. In this comparison, it is the Mercedes SLR McLaren which has by 8 percent horsepower more than the Lamborghini Murcielago, which makes this vehicle somewhat better in terms of high speed. Due to more horsepower the Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio will as well provide somewhat better efficiency in specific gears.
The Mercedes uses of 33 % petrol less in the city compared to the Lamborghini Murcielago Cabrio. The Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio, which is classified in S class, uses of 8.5 l per 100 km more than the medium level in its class. The average fuel consumption in the “sports cars” segment equals to 13.5 l per 100 km.
Acceleration 0-100 km/h
A small difference that amounts to 0.1 s suggests that the Lamborghini Murcielago is the worst car of these two compared. In the „S segment, being represented by the Lamborghini Murcielago Cabrio 6.2 i V12 48V 580HP manual 4x4, the medium acceleration amounts to 7.2 s and is by 3.3 s lower than this of Lamborghini vehicle.
The boot of the Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio 5.4 i V8 24V Turbo 626HP manual is 132 liters more spacious than the Lamborghini Murcielago. It is perceptible difference therefore in this category the Mercedes will be a way more functional. The larger the boot, the more luggage you can carry.
The top speed possible to be reached by the Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio 5.4 i V8 24V Turbo 626HP manual is greater in relation to of the Lamborghini Murcielago Cabrio 6.2 i V12 48V 580HP manual 4x4 by 1, which allows the Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio 5.4 i V8 24V Turbo 626HP manual to overcome quicker long distance of highway. The difference at the level of 4 km/h is small and will be insignificant in everyday driving.
The wheelbase of a vehicle means the length separating its front and rear wheels. The wheelbase notably affects the driving due to more appropriate car's weight distribution. Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio has 1 % longer wheelbase distance in relation to Lamborghini Murcielago Cabrio. Wheelbase dimensions are important to the stability and steering. Hence, the mass of Mercedes should be better distributed and driving should be easier and safer.
The Mercedes is 2 % longer in comparison to the Lamborghini. Long cars have roomy cabin and also have plenty of trunk space. Although the Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio 5.4 i V8 24V Turbo 626HP manual seems to be better option for families or drivers who love the idea of soft, smooth long-distance rides that make them feel fresh and relaxed upon arriving, the Lamborghini Murcielago Cabrio 6.2 i V12 48V 580HP manual 4x4 may appeal to city drivers as it will not make problems with parking and will be more maneuverable.
Model release date
The difference in date of commencement of production between these two vehicles is only 2 years, however, new technologies for vehicles are appearing at a dizzying pace what may cause that the Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio 5.4 i V8 24V Turbo 626HP manual may feature more modern solutionswhich in a consequence may deliver you more joy of having it.
Those who prefer more functional use of a vehicle and like to feel safe sitting on higher position at the steering wheel we would encourage to pick the Mercedes SLR McLaren Cabrio 5.4 i V8 24V Turbo 626HP manual. However to those who enjoy sporting driving the Lamborghini probably would be a better pick. The difference in height between compared vehicles equals to 257 millimeters. The average medium height in S class, in which the producer Mercedes is classified, equals to around 1,303 mm and the Mercedes is lower by 3 % than the average.