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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $36,470 $41,680
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $42,179 $48,205
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $44,126 $50,430
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 15 23 N/A $88,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,470
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,680
$88,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$695 / month
$1475 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 49.2
Front Hip Room (in)
54.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.9 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.9 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
3.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
179.7 172.0
Height, Overall (in)
47.7 45.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
62.0 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
104.5 95.3
Liftover Height (in)
36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
73.6 74.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
24.8 14.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.6 x 1.27 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr 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 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 19.0
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Speed Sensitive Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.66 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.2 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 34.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR17 P235/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
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)
3214 3043
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.5 18 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8.5 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
360 @ 4000 295 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
LS1 NA
Displacement
5.7L/346 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
350 @ 4000 350 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas V8 Turbo Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 23 *Est*
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 15 *Est*
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.364
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA 8.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.381
Trans Type
4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 3.546
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 2.059
Trans Order Code
MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.73 3.889
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 1.037
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Corvette Lotus Esprit
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
5-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
SLA Aluminum w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
46 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multilink

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