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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 11 17 N/A $275,461
2-Door Coupe Carbon 11 17 N/A $284,576
2-Door Volante 11 17 N/A $290,461
2-Door Volante Carbon 11 17 N/A $295,987
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 27 $46,530 $51,900
2-Door Coupe S 19 26 $55,710 $62,100
2-Door Coupe S Black Edition 19 26 $60,570 $67,500
2-Door Coupe R 19 27 $59,490 $66,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$46,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$275,461
$51,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$4591 / month
$865 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Porsche Cayman is a potent mix of performance, comfort, and cargo space, and a leader in the sports car segment.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 51.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.0 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 33.5
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 185.8 172.3
Height, Overall (in) 50.4 51.3
Track Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.9 95.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) - TBD - 58.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 14.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.7 x - TBD - 12.5 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.8
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.1-13.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P295/30R20 P235/50R/17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/35R20 P205/55R/17
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3737 2932
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 11 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 420 @ 5750 221 @ 4400-6000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.9L/362 2.9L/177
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 510 @ 6500 265 @ 7200
Engine Type Gas V12 Gas Flat 6-Cyl
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 13 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.43
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.12
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.71 3.88
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Aston Martin DBS Porsche Cayman
Body Style Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 14.1 8.5
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 5
 
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