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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible GT
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible GT 12 17 N/A $87,252
2-Door Convertible Cambiocorsa 12 17 N/A $91,415
325i 4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 325Ci 20 29 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe SULEV 325Ci 19 27 $29,025 $31,700
2-Door Coupe 330Ci 20 30 $34,125 $37,300
2-Door Coupe M3 16 24 $43,225 $47,300
2-Door Convertible 325Ci 19 27 $35,670 $39,000
2-Door Convertible 330Ci 19 28 $40,765 $44,600
2-Door Convertible M3 16 23 $50,960 $55,800
4-Door Sedan RWD 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan RWD South Africa 325i 20 29 $26,845 $29,300
4-Door Sedan AWD 325xi 19 27 $28,435 $31,050
4-Door Sedan RWD 330i 20 30 $32,665 $35,700
4-Door Sedan AWD 330xi 20 29 $34,260 $37,450
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD 325i 20 29 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon RWD SULEV 325i 19 27 $28,570 $31,200
4-Door Sports Wagon AWD 325xi 19 26 $30,165 $32,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$26,845
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$87,252
$29,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1454 / month
$488 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 12 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) - TBD - 41.4
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) - TBD - 37.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 90.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 54.4
Passenger Capacity 2 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 54.2
Second Leg Room (in) - 34.6
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 37.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 60.0 57.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 169.4 176
Height, Overall (in) 51.4 55.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6 58.4
Wheelbase (in) 96.1 107.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.6 10.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.2 x 1.1 11.6 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr 4-Wheel Disc Pwr-Assisted
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 11.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23.0 16.6
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Assist Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall Variable 13.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.7 34.4
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P205/55R16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/35ZR18 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR18 P205/55R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3792 3219
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Alloy
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 330 @ 4500 175 @ 3500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.2L/- TBD - 2.5L/152
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 390 @ 7000 184 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas 6-Cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 17 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 12 20
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.85 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.29 4.23
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 1.66
Trans Type 6-Speed 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.57 4.04
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.16 2.52
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.15
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.27 1.22
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Maserati Spyder BMW 3 Series
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Upper Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-wishbone Strut type
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/stabilizer bar w/Lower Arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Double-wishbone Multi-Link
 
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