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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 28 $39,102 $43,690
2-Door Convertible 18 28 $45,994 $51,390
2-Door Coupe Z06 16 26 $58,076 $64,890
2-Door Roadster
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $39,222 $45,000
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $47,715 $54,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,102
$39,222
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,690
$45,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$728 / month
$750 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 53.6 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.9 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 52.0 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 105.7 95.1
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.6 70.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.6 171.6
Height, Overall (in) 49.0 51.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 22.4 9.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x 1.00 11.77 x 0.79
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) 12.8 x 1.26 11.73 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P245/40ZR18 P205/55ZR17
Spare Tire Size NA - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR19 P235/50ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3179 2855
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 10 17 x 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 17 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System SFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 400 @ 4400 199 @ 4700-6000
Engine Order Code LS2 NA
Displacement 6.0L/364 2.7L/164
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 6000 240 @ 6400
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 20
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.75
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.09
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 3.50
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.43
Trans Type 6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.12
Trans Order Code MN6 NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Corvette Porsche Boxster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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