Compare 1997 BMW 8-Series vs 1997 Porsche 911

1997 BMW 8-Series
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2-Door Coupe 840ciA
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 840ciA 15 20 $66,265 $75,700
2-Door Coupe 850ciA 14 20 $81,885 $94,700
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2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$66,265
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$75,700
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1262 / month
$1063 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
15 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
20 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.3 51.7
Second Head Room (in)
34.7 -TBD-
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 -TBD-
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
25.2 -TBD-
Front Head Room (in)
35.9 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
81.3 -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
188.2 167.7
Height, Overall (in)
52.8 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.5 56.9
Wheelbase (in)
105.7 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.0 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 55.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 -TBD-
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.8 x - TBD - 11.77 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
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 - 11.97 x -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
23.8 19.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.4 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.7 38.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.3 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/50R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
P235/50R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P235/50R16 P245/45R16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4167 3064
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 7.5 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 24
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
140 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -TBD-
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 3900 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.4L/268 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
282 @ 5700 282 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
15 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
20 25
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.68 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.81 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.57 3.82
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.51 1.41
Trans Type
5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
BMW 8 Series Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Five-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Anti-Roll Bar Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Anti-Roll Bar MacPherson Strut

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