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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe (CA/NY) 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 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
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 Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
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
$43,612
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$50,800
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$847 / month
$1063 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in) 27.2 -TBD-
Passenger Volume (ft³) 75.4 -TBD-
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 38.0
Second Hip Room (in) 39.2 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in) 56.0 51.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 192.5 167.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.2 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 56.9
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 89.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 68.3
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 55.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.3 -TBD-
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.0 x - TBD - 11.77 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) 11.6 x - TBD - 11.97 x -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.6 19.4
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - -TBD-
Tires
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P245/45R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3605 3064
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 9
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.0 24
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - -TBD-
Engine
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 270 @ 4500 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/242 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 260 @ 5300 282 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.531 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.76 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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Lexus SC 400 Luxury Sport Cpe Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - -TBD-
 
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