Advertisement
Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare




Change a Vehicle to Compare




Compare 2004 Lotus Esprit vs 2004 Porsche 911

2004 Lotus Esprit Change
2004 Porsche 911 Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door Coupe Carrera Tiptronic
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Other

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual Carrera 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Coupe Tiptronic Carrera 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Targa 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Targa Tiptronic 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Carrera 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Carrera 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual Carrera 4S 17 24 $72,842 $83,400
2-Door Coupe Tiptronic Carrera 4S 17 23 $72,842 $83,400
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Carrera 4 17 24 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Carrera 4 17 23 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual Turbo 15 22 $103,484 $118,400
2-Door Coupe Tiptronic Turbo 14 22 $103,484 $118,400
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Turbo 15 22 $112,064 $128,200
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Turbo 14 22 $112,064 $128,200
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Carrera 4S 17 24 $81,422 $93,200
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Carrera 4S 17 23 $81,422 $93,200
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual GT3 15 23 $87,287 $99,900
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual GT2 Turbo 15 23 $181,795 $191,700
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual 40th Ann Carrera 18 26 $78,445 $89,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$59,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$93,255
$68,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1554 / month
$1143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 49.2 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Front Head Room (in) 34.6 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 70
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 51.7
Second Head Room (in) - 31.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 172.0 174.5
Height, Overall (in) 45.3 51.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 4.6
Brakes
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) 12.6 x 1.0 11.78 x 0.95
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) 12.6 x 1.3 12.53 x 1.10
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 16.9
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR17 P205/50ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3043 3080
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10.0 17 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 23.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
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
Displacement 3.5L/213 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 6500 315 @ 6800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 18
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.546 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.059 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 249
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.889 3.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.037 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Tiptronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.364 3.60
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.381 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.756 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Automatic
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Open Top 2 Door Cpe
Vehicle Name Lotus Esprit Porsche 911
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
© 2014 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by High Gear Media. Stock photography by izmo, Inc. Send us feedback.