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Selected Style 645Ci 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 645Ci 17 25 $63,225 $69,300
2-Door Convertible 645Ci 17 25 $69,595 $76,300
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$63,225
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,300
$93,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1155 / month
$1554 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 28.8 -
Front Head Room (in) 37.3 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.0 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.4 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 35.5 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.4 -
Front Leg Room (in) 42.0 49.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 74.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.3 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 190.2 172.0
Height, Overall (in) 54.1 45.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.7 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 109.4 95.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.0 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.3
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) 13.6 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.4 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P245/45VR18 P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45VR18 P235/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3781 3043
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 18 x 10.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 170 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 4.4L/268 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 325 @ 6100 350 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V8 Turbo Gas V8
Fuel System EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 3600 295 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.58 1.381
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68 3.546
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.40 2.059
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.23 3.889
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.19 1.037
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.87 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.05 3.364
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 6 Series Lotus Esprit
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Open Top
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 4-Link Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Pivot Strut Double-Wishbone
 
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