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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,355 $43,835
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,480 $50,835
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,661 $52,185
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,355
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,835
$93,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$731 / month
$1554 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Hip Room (in) 54.2 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.7 4.1
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
Track Width, Front (in) 61.9 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8 14.0
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.26 12.6 x 1.3
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) 11.8 x 1.00 12.6 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.66 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.2 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18 P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code YGH NA
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17 P235/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code XGG NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3214 3043
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 18 x 10.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 500 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 5.7L/346 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 5200 350 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V8 Turbo Gas V8
Fuel System SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 295 @ 4250
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 22
Transmission
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Lotus Esprit
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Open Top
Suspension
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) 0.90 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) 5-Link w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
 
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