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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,962
$32,808
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,000
$37,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1217 / month
$625 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 54.2
Second Leg Room (in) -TBD- -
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) -TBD- 21.28
Second Hip Room (in) -TBD- -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.3
Second Head Room (in) -TBD- -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) -TBD- -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 89.4 104.5
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- 36.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 55.6 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 167.7 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 51.8 47.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) -TBD- 3.47
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.68 x -TBD- 11.92 x 0.79
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.68 x -TBD- 12.89 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 19.1
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.47 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 15.70
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.5 40.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/30R18 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/40R18 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3197 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 24 6.31
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 525
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 5250 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 3.6L/220 5.7L
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 6300 340 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 - TBD -
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.06
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Type 6 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.44 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.12 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- 46
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
 
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