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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
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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
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 43 42.2
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Head Room (in) 37 39.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.5 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 62.9 59.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 -
Length, Overall (in) 176 166.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7 8
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19 14.5
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - 35.1
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P275/40YR18 P225/45VR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P245/45YR18 P225/45VR17
Spare Tire Size NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3521 3263
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 X 9.5 17 X 8
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type Intercooled Supercharger Premium Unleaded V-6 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 22
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 23 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 34
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.08
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 2.11 1.31
Trans Type 8 6
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 -
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
Vehicle Name Jaguar F-TYPE BMW Z4
Body Style Convertible Convertible
Suspension Type - Rear Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone Strut
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 7.8 6.9
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 170
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