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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door Carrera
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera 10 16 $414,800 $440,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$414,800
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$93,255
$440,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1554 / month
$7333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 10 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 16 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 49.2 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 34.6 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 63.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 3.4
Length, Overall (in) 172.0 181.6
Height, Overall (in) 45.3 45.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 62.5
Wheelbase (in) 95.3 107.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 75.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 2.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.0 14.96 x - TBD -
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 14.96 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.5 24
Steering
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18 P335/30ZR20
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR17 P265/35ZR19
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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 -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3043 3043
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10.0 20 x 12.5
Front Wheel Material Alloy Magnesium
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 19 x 9.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Magnesium
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4250 435 @ 5750
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 6500 605 @ 8000
Engine Type Turbo Gas V8 Gas V10
Fuel System MPFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 10
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.75
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.364 3.20
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 6.65
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.381 1.36
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.756 0.90
Trans Description Cont. Again NA w/OD
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.546 2.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.059 1.87
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.889 4.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.037 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Open Top 2 Door Roadster
Vehicle Name Lotus Esprit Porsche Carrera GT
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/coil springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Double wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A - 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 -
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Double wishbone
 
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