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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible V6
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible V6 20 28 $63,825 $69,000
2-Door Convertible V6 S 19 27 $74,925 $81,000
2-Door Convertible V8 S 16 23 $85,100 $92,000
2-Door Roadster sDrive28i
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster sDrive28i 22 34 $45,035 $48,950
2-Door Roadster sDrive35i 19 26 $52,395 $56,950
2-Door Roadster sDrive35is 17 24 $60,535 $65,800
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2014 Jaguar F-Type revives the E-Type's sportscar formula without bowing down to its design ethos--and lives up to the promise of sports car fun in a luxurious environment. The 2014 BMW Z4 offers a pleasant balance of luxury, comfort, and sport, but it is at the pricier end of the roadster spectrum.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 53.3
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 43 42.2
Front Head Room (in) 37 39.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 -
Length, Overall (in) 176 166.9
Height, Overall (in) 51 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 64.9 61.4
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 98.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.7 70.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7 8
Brakes
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) 12.8 11.8
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.9 13
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 14.5
Steering
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 35.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45YR18 P225/45VR17
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40YR18 P225/45VR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3521 3263
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 X 8.5 17 X 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9.5 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
Fuel System Direct Gasoline Injection Direct Gasoline Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 332 @ 3500 260 @ 1250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0 L/183 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 340 @ 6500 240 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 34
Transmission
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.67 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.68
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.71 3.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.08
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.31
Trans Type 8 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.30 3.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 3.14 2.06
Trans Order Code NA ZMT
Summary
Vehicle Name Jaguar F-TYPE BMW Z4
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 170
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 7.1 (Est)
 
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