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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,355 $43,835
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,480 $50,835
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,661 $52,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$38,355
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$93,255
$43,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1554 / month
$731 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 55.3
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 49.2 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 54.2
Front Head Room (in) 34.6 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 51.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 45.3 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 95.3 104.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 172.0 179.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 24.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.3 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.0 11.8 x 1.00
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) 18.5 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 40.2
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.66
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA YGH
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR17 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA XGG
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18 P275/40ZR18
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3043 3214
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10.0 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 500
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 6500 350 @ 5200
Engine Type Turbo Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4250 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 3.5L/213 5.7L/346
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 25
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.756 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.546 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.059 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.889 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.037 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.364 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.381 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Summary
Vehicle Name Lotus Esprit Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Open Top 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.90
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 36
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs SLA Aluminum
 
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