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Selected Style 2-Door RT/10 Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RT/10 Convertible 12 21 $57,520 $64,000
2-Door GTS Coupe 12 21 $59,720 $66,500
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,520
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,000
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1067 / month
$683 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Front Head Room (in) 37.5 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 43.9 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.2
Wheelbase (in) 96.2 95.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 175.1 171.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 6.8 9.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.26 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.87 11.5 x 0.80
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 15.3
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P275/40ZR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size T155/80D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P335/35ZR17 P225/50R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3440 2954
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 10 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 13 16 x 7
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.4 -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 150 120
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 451 @ 5200 201 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V10 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 490 @ 3700 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 8.0L/488 2.5L/151
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 24
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Synchronized Tiptronic
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78 2.00
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07 4.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66 3.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 12.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30 1.41
Trans Type 6 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Viper Porsche Boxster
Body Style 2 Seat Roadster 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double A-arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double A-arms MacPherson Strut
 
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