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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 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
$32,808
$59,280
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,495
$66,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$625 / month
$1100 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 53.8
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 21.28 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 47.7 47.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 104.5 96.2
Liftover Height (in) 36.7 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 62.03 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 1.44 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 176.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 3.47 9.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.89 x 1.10 13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.92 x 0.79 13.0 x 0.87
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.1 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.70 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 40.5
Steering Type Power Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17 P275/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size T155/70D17 T155/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18 P335/35ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3307 3383
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 17 x 10
Spare Wheel Size (in) 17 x 4.0 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 17 x 13
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.31 12.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 143
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 5600 450 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V10
Fuel System SFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 350 @ 4400 490 @ 3700
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Displacement 5.7L 8.0L/488
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 21
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 1.78
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.30
Trans Type 4 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Link Coil-Shock Units
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 0.86
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA Aluminum Coil-Shock Units
 
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