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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 5.2L 12 19 $138,570 $149,000
2-Door Convertible Manual quattro Spyder 5.2L 12 19 $151,311 $162,700
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 5.2L 13 19 $147,033 $158,100
2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro Spyder 5.2L 13 19 $160,704 $172,800
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L 11 20 $106,206 $114,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 4.2L 13 21 $114,669 $123,300
2-Door Convertible Manual quattro Spyder 4.2L 11 20 $118,761 $127,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro Spyder 4.2L 13 21 $127,224 $136,800
2-Door Coupe Carrera
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 18 25 $69,840 $77,800
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 18 24 $75,510 $84,100
2-Door Coupe Carrera S 18 25 $81,270 $90,500
2-Door Coupe 4S 18 25 $86,940 $96,800
2-Door Coupe GT3 14 21 $103,950 $115,700
2-Door Coupe Turbo 16 24 $121,770 $135,500
2-Door Coupe S Turbo 17 25 $144,450 $160,700
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 14 21 $121,770 $135,500
2-Door Targa 4 18 25 $82,710 $92,100
2-Door Targa 4S 18 18 $94,140 $104,800
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 18 26 $79,740 $88,800
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 18 25 $85,410 $95,100
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera S 18 26 $91,170 $101,500
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4S 17 25 $96,840 $107,800
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo 16 24 $131,940 $146,800
2-Door Cabriolet S Turbo 16 24 $154,710 $172,100
2-Door Coupe GT2 RS 16 23 $228,325 $245,000
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera GTS 18 26 $101,430 $112,900
2-Door Coupe Carrera GTS 18 25 $92,610 $103,100
2-Door Speedster 19 26 $183,420 $204,000
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 4.0 14 21 $166,320 $185,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$106,206
$69,840
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$114,200
$77,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1903 / month
$1297 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Teutonic handling perfection meets its dream match in the 2011 Audi R8's lusty, Italian-engineered V-10 heart. You'll be dazzled by the 2011 Porsche 911's unending driving joy, and maybe stunned by its passenger comfort and even its fuel economy.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 11 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.8 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 92.5
Liftover Height (in) 31.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.0 71.2
Track Width, Front (in) 64.3 58.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.5 175.8
Height, Overall (in) 49.3 51.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 3.5 4.4
Brakes
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) 14.0 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.4 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.7 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/35R19 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P295/30R19 P265/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3715 3186
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 11.0 18 x 10.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 24.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 520 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 190 NA
Engine
Displacement 4.2L/254 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 430 @ 7800 345 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System FSI Direct Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 317 @ 4500-6000 288 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 11 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 14 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 25
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.88 1.56
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.13 1.08
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.71 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.71 2.32
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Drivetrain All-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.37 3.91
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe Coupe
Vehicle Name Audi R8 Porsche 911
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front 4-Link MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 13.3 8.7
 
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