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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 $38,355 $43,835
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,480 $50,835
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,661 $52,185
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic
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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
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S SE 18 26 $52,267 $59,900
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S SE 17 26 $52,267 $59,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,355
$37,121
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,835
$42,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$731 / month
$710 / 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 Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
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
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 54.2 53.4
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 3.7 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 179.7 170.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 24.8 9.1
Brakes
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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x 1.00 11.5 x 0.8
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.66 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.3 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.1 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.2 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Speed Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P275/40ZR18 P225/50ZR16
Rear Tire Order Code YGH NA
Front Tire Size P245/45ZR17 P205/55ZR16
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code XGG NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3214 2936
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 16 x 7
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 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 5200 228 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System SFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 360 @ 4000 192 @ 4750
Engine Order Code LS1 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.41
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/Tiptronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.29 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.63 2.00
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73 4.02
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.06 3.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
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) 0.90 .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
 
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