Compare 1998 Chevrolet Corvette vs 1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

1998 Chevrolet Corvette
1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,245 $37,995
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $38,871 $44,425
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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
$33,245
$62,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,995
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$1217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.4 -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Head Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in)
- -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
47.7 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
64.4 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
104.5 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
36.8 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
62.03 55.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
1.44 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 167.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
24.8 -TBD-
Brakes
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)
11.8 x 1.02 12.68 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.26 12.68 x -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.1 19.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 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)
2.46 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.3 -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P225/40R18
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P285/30R18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3307 3197
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 18 x 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 18 x 8
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.2 24.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 -TBD-
Engine
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/350 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
340 @ 5600 282 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 23
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
5-Link Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut

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