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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible Roadster 3.0L
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Body Style

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Roadster 3.0L 19 27 $39,897 $42,900
Roadster 3.5L 18 25 $43,664 $46,950
Roadster 5.5L AMG 16 22 $57,195 $61,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$71,508
$39,897
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$76,480
$42,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1275 / month
$715 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-seater 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.0 54.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 52.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.2 61.0
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 95.7
Liftover Height (in) -TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.3 70.4
Track Width, Front (in) 62.2 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.61 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 177.7 160.7
Height, Overall (in) 50.4 51.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.6 max 4.4 min 9.8 (6.5 w/top down)
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.0 10.9 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr 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 1.3 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18 - TBD -
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39 34.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable vehicle-speed-sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.9 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.2 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/50WR18 205/55WR16
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50WR18 225/50WR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3647 3209
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V6
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 310 @ 4400 221 @ 2700 - 5000
Engine Order Code LH2 NA
Displacement 4.6L/279 3.0L/183
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 320 @ 6400 228 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 19
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.02 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.21 - TBD -
Trans Order Code MX0 411
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Conv 2 Door Coupe/Roadster
Vehicle Name Cadillac XLR Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent 5-arm multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) SLA double wishbone Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 3-link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA double wishbone Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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