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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,244 $45,850
4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 18 24 $43,416 $47,050
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,154 $46,850
5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 18 24 $44,326 $48,050
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Manual 15 21 $49,615 $53,950
2-Door Cabriolet quattro Automatic 17 23 $50,787 $55,150
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Manual 15 21 $42,485 $46,100
2005.5 4-Door Sedan quattro Automatic 15 23 $43,657 $47,300
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Manual 15 21 $43,395 $47,100
2005.5 5-Door Wagon Avant quattro Automatic 15 23 $44,567 $48,300
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$42,244
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,990
$45,850
Monthly Payment Estimate
$717 / month
$764 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 90.1
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 38.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 55.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.3
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.7 69.5
Track Width, Front (in) 57.4 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.2
Length, Overall (in) 149.0 179.0
Height, Overall (in) 45.0 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.2 60.1
Wheelbase (in) 90.6 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 13.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.9 x 0.87
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 13.6 x 1.18
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - TBD - 17.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 36.4
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 14.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P235/40ZR18
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/45R17 P235/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P175/55R16 P235/40ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1975 3825.3
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 190
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System MPFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 138 @ 6800 302 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 1.8L/110 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 7800 340 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 15
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.89
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.46
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.92
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.05
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Open Top 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lotus Elise Audi S4
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Trapezoidal Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Four-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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