Compare 1997 Chevrolet Corvette vs 1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

1997 Chevrolet Corvette
1997 Porsche 911 Carrera 4
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $32,808 $37,495
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2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,808
$62,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,495
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$625 / month
$1217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 16 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 51.7
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
21.28 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 51.7
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 41.6
Second Leg Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Head Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
62.03 55.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
1.44 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 167.7
Height, Overall (in)
47.7 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
104.5 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
36.7 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 70.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
3.47 -TBD-
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.89 x 1.10 12.68 x -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.92 x 0.79 12.68 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.1 19.4
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.3 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.70 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.0 38.5
Steering Type
Power Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P285/30R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P225/40R18
Spare Tire Size
T155/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3307 3197
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 18 x 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4.0 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.31 24
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 115
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
350 @ 4400 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code
LS1 NA
Displacement
5.7L 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 5600 282 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
SFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 16
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Trans Type
4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.05
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.82
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
46 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.94 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
5-Link Multi-Link

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