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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $56,290 $65,030
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 16 25 $59,164 $68,450
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $64,523 $74,460
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 16 25 $67,397 $77,880
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $61,087 $70,480
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe w/Tiptronic 16 24 $63,961 $73,900
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $69,037 $79,920
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 16 24 $71,911 $83,340
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,354
$56,290
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,005
$65,030
Monthly Payment Estimate
$717 / month
$1084 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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
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 -
Front Leg Room (in) 44.1 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 92.6
Liftover Height (in) 30.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 57.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 3.94
Length, Overall (in) 192.9 174.5
Height, Overall (in) 52.6 51.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 - TBD -
Brakes
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) 11.6 x 1.26 12.53 x 1.10
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) 12.0 x 0.63 11.78 x 0.95
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 17.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 34.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P205/50ZR17
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 160 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1600 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3561 2910
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 17 x 9
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9 24.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 582 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 120
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 220 @ 4000 258 @ 4600
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/183 3.4L/207
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 225 @ 6000 296 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas I6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.804 3.82
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.52
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.393 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.272 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.705 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lexus SC 300 Luxury Sport Cpe Porsche 911 Carrera
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 25 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone w/LSA
 
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