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Selected Style 840CIA 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 850ciA 14 20 $81,885 $94,700
2-Door Coupe 840ciA 15 20 $66,265 $75,700
2-Door GTS Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RT/10 Roadster 12 21 $59,280 $66,000
2-Door GTS Coupe 12 21 $59,280 $66,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$66,265
$59,280
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,700
$66,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1262 / month
$1100 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 20 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 25.2 -
Front Head Room (in) 35.9 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 81.3 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 53.8
Second Head Room (in) 34.7 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 -
Front Leg Room (in) 44.0 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 96.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 188.2 176.7
Height, Overall (in) 52.8 47.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 9.2
Brakes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.8 x - TBD - 13.0 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.8 19.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.3 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50R16 P335/35ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/50R16 P275/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size P235/50R16 T155/80D16
Front 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) 4167 3383
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17 x 13
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 17 x 10
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.5 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 140 143
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 3900 490 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.4L/268 8.0L/488
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 5700 450 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V10
Fuel System EFI SMFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 20 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 12
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.57 2.66
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.51 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.68 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.20 1.78
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.81 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name BMW 8 Series Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.86
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar Coil-Shock Units
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Five-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Anti-Roll Bar Coil-Shock Units
 
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