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Selected Style 2-Door Hardtop
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,967 $38,820
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $39,567 $45,220
2-Door Hardtop 18 28 $33,530 $38,320
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$33,530
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$38,320
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$639 / month
$683 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 51.7 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.4 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.5 95.2
Liftover Height (in) 36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 62.03 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 1.44 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 171.0
Height, Overall (in) 47.7 50.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8 9.1
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.02 11.50 x 0.80
Brake Type Power Pwr
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 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.1 17.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.0 35.8
Steering Type Power Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.46 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3307 2866
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 16 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 120
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 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Displacement 5.7L/346 2.5L/153
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 345 @ 5600 201 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.00
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 4.17
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 3.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 11.69 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.41
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Tiptronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 4.10
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Hardtop 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Link MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
 
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