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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 18 26 $58,574 $67,900
2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic 18 26 $61,455 $71,330
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $64,890 $75,200
2-Door Carrera Targa Tiptronic 18 26 $67,771 $78,630
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $66,966 $77,600
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet Tiptronic 18 26 $69,847 $81,030
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe 6-Speed Manual S 17 24 $69,216 $80,200
2-Door Carrera 4 Coupe Tiptronic S 17 23 $72,097 $83,630
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $71,812 $83,200
2-Door Carrera 4 Cabriolet Tiptronic 17 23 $74,693 $86,630
2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual 15 22 $99,325 $115,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo Tiptronic 15 22 $102,206 $118,430
2-Door Carrera GT2 Turbo 6-Speed Manual 15 22 $169,641 $179,900
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$58,574
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,525
$67,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1475 / month
$1132 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 34.6 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 70.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 49.2 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 172.0 174.5
Height, Overall (in) 45.3 51.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 95.3 92.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 4.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 12.53 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.78 x 0.95
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 34.8
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.98
Tires
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR17 P205/50ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3043 2910
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10.0 17 x 9.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 23.7
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 6500 320 @ 6800
Engine Type Turbo Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System MPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4250 273 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 *Est* 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 *Est* 26
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.756 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.546 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.059 2.20
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.889 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.037 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.364 3.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.381 1.52
Summary
Vehicle Name Lotus Esprit Porsche 911 Carrera
Body Style 2 Door Open Top 2 Door Cpe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A .72
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - .90
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone MacPherson Strut
 
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