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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Premium
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Premium 15 21 $79,109 $84,060
2-Door Coupe Carrera
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 18 25 $69,840 $77,800
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 18 24 $75,510 $84,100
2-Door Coupe Carrera S 18 25 $81,270 $90,500
2-Door Coupe 4S 18 25 $86,940 $96,800
2-Door Coupe GT3 14 21 $103,950 $115,700
2-Door Coupe Turbo 16 24 $121,770 $135,500
2-Door Coupe S Turbo 17 25 $144,450 $160,700
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 14 21 $121,770 $135,500
2-Door Targa 4 18 25 $82,710 $92,100
2-Door Targa 4S 18 18 $94,140 $104,800
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 18 26 $79,740 $88,800
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 18 25 $85,410 $95,100
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera S 18 26 $91,170 $101,500
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4S 17 25 $96,840 $107,800
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo 16 24 $131,940 $146,800
2-Door Cabriolet S Turbo 16 24 $154,710 $172,100
2-Door Coupe GT2 RS 16 23 $228,325 $245,000
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera GTS 18 26 $101,430 $112,900
2-Door Coupe Carrera GTS 18 25 $92,610 $103,100
2-Door Speedster 19 26 $183,420 $204,000
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 4.0 14 21 $166,320 $185,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$79,109
$69,840
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$84,060
$77,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1401 / month
$1297 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2011 GT-R achieves the unthinkable: It outraces some of the world's top sports cars, at a fraction of their price. You'll be dazzled by the 2011 Porsche 911's unending driving joy, and maybe stunned by its passenger comfort and even its fuel economy.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 33.5 - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.0 - TBD -
Front Leg Room (in) 44.6 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Front Hip Room (in) 54.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 26.4 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 44.9 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 79.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.1 175.8
Height, Overall (in) 54.0 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.0 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 109.4 92.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.9 71.2
Track Width, Front (in) 62.6 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 8.8 4.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 15 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
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) 15 x - TBD - 13.0 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.5 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P255/40ZR20 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR20 P265/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3829 3186
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 20 x 10.5 18 x 10.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 20 x 9.5 18 x 8.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Engine
Displacement 3.8L/- TBD - 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 485 @ 6400 345 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 434 @ 3200 288 @ 4400
Engine Order Code - TBD - NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 17 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21 25
Transmission
Trans Type 6 6
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.08
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.38 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.30 2.32
Trans Order Code GR6 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.70 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.25 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/manual shift Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.80 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.06 3.91
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.60 1.56
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Sedan Coupe
Vehicle Name Nissan GT-R Porsche 911
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 2 -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 11.0 8.7
 
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