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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 2-Door Coupe w/2LT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe w/1LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Coupe w/2LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Coupe w/3LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Coupe w/4LT 16 26 $44,630 $49,045
2-Door Convertible w/1LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Convertible w/2LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Convertible w/3LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Convertible w/4LT 16 26 $49,180 $54,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Coupe Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $50,090 $55,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/1LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/2LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/3LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Convertible Z16 Grand Sport w/4LT 16 26 $53,730 $59,045
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/1LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/2LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
2-Door Coupe Z06 w/3LZ 15 24 $67,681 $74,375
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/1ZR 14 20 $103,130 $110,300
2-Door Coupe ZR1 w/3ZR 14 20 $103,130 $110,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$44,630
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$192,000
$49,045
Monthly Payment Estimate
$3200 / month
$817 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line Ridiculously fast and still daily-driver practical, the 2011 Chevrolet Corvette is an everyday supercar.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 13 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 19 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Minicompact Cars Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75 52.0
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 55.2
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) NA - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 72.6
Track Width, Front (in) 64.2 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) NA - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 179.6 174.6
Height, Overall (in) 51.5 49.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.2 60.7
Wheelbase (in) 105.1 105.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.0 22.4
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15.4 x 1.34 12.8 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) 14.2 x 1.26 12.0 x 1.0
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 18.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size 285/40ZR19 P285/35ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA YPI
Front Tire Size 245/40ZR19 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA XBH
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3825 3208
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.5 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.5 19 x 10.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 357 @ 5000 424 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA LS3
Displacement 4.3L/262 6.2L/378
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 453 @ 7750 430 @ 5900
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13 16
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 15 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.30
Trans Type 7 6
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA -
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.44 3.42
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name Ferrari California Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA Transverse Leaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Transverse Leaf Spring
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Short/Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 12.2 9.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2 (2010) 6
 
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