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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

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
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,245
$62,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$37,995
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$633 / month
$1217 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 51.4 -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
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) 36.8 -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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8 -TBD-
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.26 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) 11.8 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
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 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
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3307 3197
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 18 x 8
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 24.0
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/350 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
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
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 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) 0.91 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
 
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