Compare 1998 Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Coupe vs 1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4

1998 Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Coupe
1998 Porsche 911 Carrera 4
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2-Door Coupe Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 24 $35,699 $41,100
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2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,699
$62,962
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,100
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$685 / month
$1217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
19 mpg 16 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.1 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
55.1 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
27.2 -TBD-
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
75.4 -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
39.2 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 51.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.1 -TBD-
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.7 -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.0 59.3
Wheelbase (in)
105.9 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
30.9 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.9 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 55.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
192.9 167.7
Height, Overall (in)
52.6 51.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.3 -TBD-
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.4 x 0.63 12.68 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 x 1.10 12.68 x -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
20.6 19.4
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
38.1 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.3 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 38.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/55R16 P285/30R18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/55R16 P225/40R18
Spare Tire Size
P225/55R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
160 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1600 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3561 3197
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 10
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6.5 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.9 24.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
582 -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
220 @ 4000 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.0L/183 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
225 @ 6000 282 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas I6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
19 16
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.804 3.82
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.000 1.41
Trans Type
4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.393 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.531 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.273 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.705 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Cpe Porsche 911 Carrera 4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.83 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
25 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.18 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent

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