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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe (CA/NY/MA/CT) 2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
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
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
Pricing
Invoice Price
$45,501
$54,969
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$53,000
$63,750
Monthly Payment Estimate
$883 / month
$1063 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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-
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-
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.6 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.0 56.9
Wheelbase (in) 105.9 89.4
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
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 0.63 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 1.26 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
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) 38.1 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.3 16.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size P225/55R16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/55R16 P255/40R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/55R16 P205/50R17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3649 3064
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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-
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.3 24
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 622 -TBD-
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 300 @ 4000 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.0L/242 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 290 @ 6000 282 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.266 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.000 1.12
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.357 3.82
Clutch Size (in) NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.424 1.41
Trans Type 4 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.753 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.431 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.180 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door S Coupe
Vehicle Name Lexus SC 400 Luxury Sport Cpe Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
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
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
 
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