Compare 1997 Chevrolet Corvette vs 1997 Porsche 911

1997 Chevrolet Corvette
1997 Porsche 911
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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 Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,808
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,495
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$625 / month
$1063 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 17 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
21.28 -TBD-
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.0
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
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 167.7
Height, Overall (in)
47.7 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 56.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.5 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
36.7 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
62.03 55.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
1.44 4.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
3.47 -TBD-
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.89 x 1.10 11.97 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 11.77 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.1 19.4
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.47
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T155/70D17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P245/45R16
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 3064
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 4.0 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 16 x 9
Front 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 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
Displacement
5.7L 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-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
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.41
Trans Type
4 6
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche 911 Carrera
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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