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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 13 18 N/A $207,895
2-Door Volante 13 18 N/A $222,895
2-Door Coupe Carrera (997) *Ltd Avail*
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 18 25 $70,920 $79,000
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 18 24 $76,680 $85,400
2-Door Coupe Carrera S 18 25 $82,530 $91,900
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 18 25 $88,290 $98,300
2-Door Coupe Carrera GTS 18 25 $92,610 $103,100
2-Door Coupe Carrera Black Edition 18 25 $72,990 $81,300
2-Door Coupe Turbo 16 24 $123,570 $137,500
2-Door Coupe S Turbo 17 25 $144,450 $160,700
2-Door Targa 4 18 25 $83,970 $93,500
2-Door Targa 4S 17 25 $95,580 $106,400
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 18 26 $80,910 $90,100
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 18 25 $86,670 $96,500
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera S 18 26 $92,520 $103,000
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4S 17 25 $98,280 $109,400
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera GTS 18 26 $101,430 $112,900
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera Black Edition 18 26 $81,990 $91,300
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo 16 24 $133,920 $149,000
2-Door Cabriolet S Turbo 16 24 $154,710 $172,100
2-Door Speedster N/A N/A N/A $204,000
2-Door Coupe GT3 14 21 $103,950 $115,700
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 14 21 $121,770 $135,500
2-Door Coupe GT2 RS 16 23 $220,320 $245,000
2-Door Cabriolet S Turbo 918 Spyder Edition 16 24 $176,580 $196,400
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 GTS 18 25 $99,000 $110,200
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 GTS 17 25 $107,910 $120,100
2-Door Coupe S Turbo 918 Spyder Edition 17 25 $164,880 $183,400
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 4.0 N/A N/A $166,320 $185,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$70,920
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$207,895
$79,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3465 / month
$1317 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2012 Porsche 911 is one of the best buys in the sports car market, and quite possibly the most practical, luxurious car at its performance level available.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 18 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Mini-Compact
Number of Passenger Doors 2 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.4
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 51.5
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.0 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) - TBD - 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 185.8 175.8
Height, Overall (in) 50.4 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) - TBD - 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 107.9 92.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 72.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0 3.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.7 x - TBD - 12.52 x 1.10
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 - 11.78 x 0.95
Brake Type Pwr 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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.10-13.80
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 2.60
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/35R20 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P295/30R20 P265/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3836 - TBD -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 8.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 11 18 x 11
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 420 @ 5700 288 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.9L/362 3.6L/221
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 490 @ 6500 345 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V12 Gas Flat 6
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/Manual Shift Manual
Summary
Body Style Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name Aston Martin Virage Porsche 911
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) NA NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 8.7
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 1 4
 
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