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2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano vs. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E

To start off, 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is newer by 2 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2005 Mercedes-Benz E would be higher. At 5,999 cc (12 cylinders), 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano (612 HP @ 7600 RPM) has 391 more horse power than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (221 HP @ 5600 RPM). In normal driving conditions, 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano should accelerate faster than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E weights approximately 20 kg more than 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano.

Both vehicles are rear wheel drive (RWD) - it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, both vehicles do the job better than front wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano (608 Nm @ 5600 RPM) has 293 more torque (in Nm) than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. (315 Nm @ 3000 RPM). This means 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2005 Mercedes-Benz E. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E has automatic transmission and 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano has manual transmission. 2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano will offer better control over acceleration and deceleration in addition to better fuel efficiency overall. 2005 Mercedes-Benz E will be easier to drive especially in heavy traffic.

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2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano 2005 Mercedes-Benz E
Make Ferrari Mercedes-Benz
Model 599 GTB Fiorano E
Year Released 2007 2005
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 5999 cc 3199 cc
Engine Cylinders 12 cylinders 6 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Valves per Cylinder 4 valves 3 valves
Horse Power 612 HP 221 HP
Engine RPM 7600 RPM 5600 RPM
Torque 608 Nm 315 Nm
Torque RPM 5600 RPM 3000 RPM
Engine Compression Ratio 11.2:1 10.0:1
Fuel Type Gasoline - Premium Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 331 km/hour 233 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 3.7 seconds 8.5 seconds
Drive Type Rear Rear
Transmission Type Manual Automatic
Number of Seats 2 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 2 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1765 kg 1785 kg
Vehicle Length 4670 mm 4860 mm
Vehicle Width 1970 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1320 mm 1500 mm
Wheelbase Size 2760 mm 2830 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 21.5 L/100km 10.6 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 105 L 80 L


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