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Selected Style 2-Door Convertible
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A N/A $92,962
2-Door Coupe GT N/A N/A N/A $100,294
2-Door Coupe GTLM N/A N/A N/A $125,443
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $88,950
2-Door Convertible GT N/A N/A N/A $96,271
2-Door Convertible GTLM N/A N/A N/A $121,325
2-Door Coupe Carrera Tiptronic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual Carrera 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Coupe Tiptronic Carrera 18 26 $59,884 $68,600
2-Door Targa 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Targa Tiptronic 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Carrera 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Carrera 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual Carrera 4S 17 24 $72,842 $83,400
2-Door Coupe Tiptronic Carrera 4S 17 23 $72,842 $83,400
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Carrera 4 17 24 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Carrera 4 17 23 $73,367 $84,000
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual Turbo 15 22 $103,484 $118,400
2-Door Coupe Tiptronic Turbo 14 22 $103,484 $118,400
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Turbo 15 22 $112,064 $128,200
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Turbo 14 22 $112,064 $128,200
2-Door Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual Carrera 4S 17 24 $81,422 $93,200
2-Door Cabriolet Tiptronic Carrera 4S 17 23 $81,422 $93,200
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual GT3 15 23 $87,287 $99,900
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual GT2 Turbo 15 23 $181,795 $191,700
2-Door Coupe 6-Speed Manual 40th Ann Carrera 18 26 $78,445 $89,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$59,884
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$88,950
$68,600
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1483 / month
$1143 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - 53.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 49.0 70
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - 31.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2 69.7
Track Width, Front (in) 60.9 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 176.3 174.5
Height, Overall (in) 53.4 51.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 106 92.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 2.7 4.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x - TBD - 11.78 x 0.95
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) 13.00 x - TBD - 12.53 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.7 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.9 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.5 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.1 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/45ZR17 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P255/45ZR17 P205/50ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
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 -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3279 3080
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 23.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 320 @ 4200 273 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 4.6L/280 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 305 @ 5800 315 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - TBD - 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - TBD - 18
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27 3.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Tiptronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.37 3.60
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.33 1.41
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.67 0.83
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD Automatic
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.22 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.99 2.19
Trans Order Code NA 249
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Cpe
Vehicle Name Panoz Esperante Porsche 911
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Double wishbone 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 - 0.73
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.91
 
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