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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 $38,180 $43,635
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,218 $50,535
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,005 $51,435
2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Carrera Targa Tiptronic 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet Tiptronic 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe 6-Speed Manual S 17 24 $71,441 $81,800
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe Tiptronic S 17 23 $71,441 $81,800
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet Tiptronic 17 23 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual 15 22 $101,558 $116,200
2-Door Carrera Turbo Tiptronic 15 22 $101,558 $116,200
2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual GT2 15 22 $171,495 $181,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,180
$59,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,635
$68,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$727 / month
$1143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 51.4 70.0
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 47.7 51.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 104.5 92.6
Liftover Height (in) 36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 61.9 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.7 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 174.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8 4.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.26 12.53 x 1.10
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) 12.6 x 1.27 11.78 x 0.95
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.4 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.66 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code YGH NA
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17 P205/50ZR17
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code XGG NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18 P255/40ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3214 3080
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material N/A - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 17 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.5 23.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 5200 315 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 273 @ 4250
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Displacement 5.7L/346 3.6L/219
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.19
Trans Order Code MX0 249
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 3.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Tiptronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Porsche 911 Carrera
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA Aluminum w/Coil Springs
 
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