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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera 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 Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
Pricing
Invoice Price
$32,808
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,495
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$625 / month
$1063 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 25 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 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
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 Size P275/40ZR18 P245/45R16
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
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
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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 - 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 25
Transmission
Trans Type 4 6
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
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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