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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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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 Roadster 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 19 27 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 17 25 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 25 $45,001 $51,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,470
$37,121
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,680
$42,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$695 / month
$710 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.2 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 51.4 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.9 57.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 171.0
Height, Overall (in) 47.7 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.5 95.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8 11.2
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.27 11.5 x 0.8
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 11.7 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.66 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18 P225/50ZR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17 P205/55ZR16
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3214 2778
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 192 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Displacement 5.7L/346 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 4000 217 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 19
Transmission
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.43
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.12
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.56
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Suspension
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 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 .91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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