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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe V8 Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Engine

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe V8 Manual N/A N/A N/A $110,000
Roadster 3.0L
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Body Style

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster 3.5L 18 25 $43,664 $46,950
Roadster 5.5L AMG 16 22 $57,195 $61,500
Roadster 3.0L 19 27 $39,897 $42,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$39,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$110,000
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1833 / month
$715 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 52.2
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 61.7 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 172.5 160.7
Height, Overall (in) 49.4 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 95.7
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.5 70.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.6 9.8 (6.5 w/top down)
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.0 x - TBD - 11.8 x - TBD -
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) 13.0 x - TBD - 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.2 - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5 34.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable vehicle-speed-sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.9
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size NA 205/55WR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size NA 225/50WR16
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3461 3209
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Alloy - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 380 @ 7300 228 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 302 @ 5000 221 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.3L/262 3.0L/183
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA 411
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type 6 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Aston Martin Vantage Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe/Roadster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-arm multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-link
 
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