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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Automatic (CA/NY/MA/CT)
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Automatic 19 24 $35,699 $41,100
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,699
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,100
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$685 / month
$1063 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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-
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 55.1 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 55.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 167.7
Height, Overall (in) 52.6 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 56.9
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 89.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 -TBD-
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.7 x 1.10 11.97 x -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.4 x 0.63 11.77 x -TBD-
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 19.4
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P255/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P205/50R17
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare 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 3064
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 9
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 24
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 115
Engine
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
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 Rear-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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 3.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Cpe Porsche 911 Carrera
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door S Coupe
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
 
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