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Selected Style Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z3 2-Door Roadster 2.5i 20 27 $28,645 $31,300
Z3 2-Door Roadster 3.0i 21 29 $34,650 $37,900
2-Door Roadster M 3.2L 17 25 $42,010 $45,990
Z3 2-Door Coupe 3.0i 21 29 $34,465 $37,700
2-Door Coupe M 3.2L 17 25 $41,100 $44,990
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $36,470 $41,680
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $42,179 $48,205
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $44,126 $50,430
Pricing
Invoice Price
$28,645
$36,470
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$31,300
$41,680
Monthly Payment Estimate
$522 / month
$695 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.2
Passenger Volume (ft³) 47.0 51.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.3
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.5 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.6 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 159.4 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 50.9 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 96.3 104.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 5.0 24.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.27
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x - TBD - 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.5 18.5
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.75 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.4 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/50R16 P245/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2899 3214
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7.0 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 525
Engine
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 175 @ 3500 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 2.5/152 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 184 @ 6000 350 @ 4000
Engine Type Gas 6-Cyl Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.23 3.06
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.66 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.04 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.52 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.46 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.22 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name BMW Z3 Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Strut Type Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-Trailing Arm Independent
 
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