2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG® S 65 Coupe vs 2018 Ferrari 488 GTB Coupe

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG® S 65 Coupe vs 2018 Ferrari 488 GTB Coupe

Everyone knows about the Mercedes-Benz legacy when it comes to luxury. They offer a wide range of cars and SUVs for luxury shoppers, and those can range from affordability for the average joe to above and beyond the performance ceiling. The S-Class, the flagship class for Mercedes-Benz, has numerous models that compare favorably against other popular models. Check out the 2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG® S 65 Coupe vs 2018 Ferrari 488 GTB Coupe.

For starters, you’ll pay less for the AMG® S 65 Coupe. This may give it an edge initially, but when you dig deeper you’ll find that performance also gives the AMG® S 65 Coupe and advantage. Though it has less horsepower, it provides much more torque than the 488 GTB which will give you a quicker get-up-and-go time once the light turns green. Check out some additional comparisons below!

2018 Mercedes-Benz AMG® S 65 Coupe


2018 Ferrari 488 GTB Coupe

$238,900 MSRP $252,800
N/A Fuel Efficiency 17 city/26 hwy mpg
7-Speed Automatic Transmission 7-Speed Automatic
621 Horsepower 660
738 lb-ft Torque 560 lb-ft
4.0 seconds 0 to 60 time Not Available
AWD Drivetrain AWD
9 Number of Airbags 7
Standard Heated Front Seats Optional
Standard Genuine Wood Trim Not Available
12.3 inches Entertainment Screen Size 8 inches
Standard Keyless Start Standard

Additional Comparisons

Mercedes-Benz typically has a reputation as a luxurious brand more designed for the tame and classy while Ferrari is more associated with sports car-minded people. Those stereotypes die a little in this comparison, because as you’ll notice above, the AMG® S 65 Coupe comes with much more torque for faster acceleration and performance features not found in the 488 GTB such as Electronic Brake Assist and automatic load leveling. Other features in the AMG® S 65 Coupe not found in its rival include:

  • Genuine wood trim
  • Leather interior trim
  • Power sunroof
  • Front power headrest
  • Front power lumbar with massage
  • Cooled front seats
  • Intelligent cruise control
  • Autodimming rearview mirror
  • and much more!

Curious to see what other ways the AMG® S 65 Coupe beats the coupe from Ferrari? We have a few more fun facts up our sleeves about this performance coupe from Mercedes-Benz. Get in touch with the team here at World Wide Motors in Indianapolis or schedule a test drive here on our website for more information!

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