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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster 5.0L
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5.0L 16 24 $86,397 $92,900
2-Door Roadster 5.5L AMG 14 20 $116,250 $125,000
2-Door Roadster 5.5L 13 19 $121,737 $130,900
2-Door Roadster 6.0L AMG 13 19 $172,050 $185,000
2-Door Coupe XK8
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe XK8 18 26 $63,546 $69,830
2-Door Convertible XK8 18 26 $68,096 $74,830
2-Door Coupe XKR 17 24 $74,921 $82,330
2-Door Convertible XKR 17 24 $79,471 $87,330
Pricing
Invoice Price
$86,397
$63,546
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$92,900
$69,830
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1548 / month
$1164 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.9 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 37.7 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 57.8 75.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.0 55.2
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 51.5
Second Leg Room (in) - 23.7
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 33.3
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 70.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 59.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 178.5 188.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 50.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.5 59.0
Wheelbase (in) 100.8 101.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.2 (7.2 w/top down) 11.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.8 x - TBD - 12.0 x 0.79
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.3 x - TBD - 12.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.1 19.9
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack-and-pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - Variable
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.2 36.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size 285/35ZR18 P255/45ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size 255/40ZR18 P245/45ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4065 3779
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 9.5 18 x 9
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.5 18 x 8
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 339 @ 2700-4250 303 @ 4100
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 5.0L/303 4.2L/256
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 302 @ 5600 294 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 18
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.69
First Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 4.17
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.52
Trans Type 7 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) - TBD - 3.40
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 2.34
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.82 2.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - TBD - 1.14
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD ZF Automatic w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Convertible 2-Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Jaguar XK8
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Lower Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent 4-Link Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Double Wishbone
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear 5-Arm Multilink Independent
 
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