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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 Roadster 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 20 29 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 18 26 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 26 $45,001 $51,600
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,180
$37,121
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,635
$42,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$727 / month
$710 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.3 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 2
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 47.7 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.0 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 104.5 95.1
Liftover Height (in) 36.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.6 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 61.9 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 170.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8 9.1
Brakes
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 11.5 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.9
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.9
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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code YGH NA
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17 P205/55ZR16
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code XGG NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18 P225/50ZR16
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 2811
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material N/A - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 16 x 6
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 5200 228 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 192 @ 4750
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Displacement 5.7L/346 2.7L/164
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 29
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 46 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 .91
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 .73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) SLA Aluminum MacPherson Strut
 
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