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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
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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
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Hip Room (in) 54.2 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Head Room (in) - -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in) - -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 62.03 55.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 3.47 -TBD-
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
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
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
Spare 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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 18 x 10
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 350 @ 4400 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 23
Transmission
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 46 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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