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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
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,470
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,680
$88,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$695 / month
$1475 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 49.2
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 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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.27 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 19.0
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Variable Pwr
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
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - 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
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.364
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Lotus Esprit
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Open Top
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Link w/Coil Springs
 
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