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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible GT
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible GT 12 17 N/A $85,542
2-Door Convertible Cambiocorsa 11 17 N/A $89,622
2-Door Roadster 5.0L
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5.0L 16 23 $82,584 $88,800
2-Door Roadster 5.5L 13 19 $117,413 $126,250
2-Door Roadster 5.5L AMG 14 21 $111,647 $120,050
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$82,584
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$85,542
$88,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1426 / month
$1480 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 16 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 54.0
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 42.9
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.9
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 50.3
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 51.4 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 60.5
Wheelbase (in) 96.1 100.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 72.0
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 61.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 169.4 178.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.6 10.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x 1.1 11.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr 4-Wheel Disc Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.3 12.3 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 21
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 36.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack-and-pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR18 255/40WR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/35ZR18 285/35WR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3792 4065
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 143
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 390 @ 7000 302 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 4500 339 @ 2700-4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/- TBD - 5.0L/303
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 16
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 23
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57 3.42
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16 2.86
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 2.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27 1.37
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 0.82
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 4.38
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.92
Trans Type 6-Speed 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.73
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Maserati Spyder Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-wishbone 5-Arm Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-wishbone Independent 4-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Coil Springs
 
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