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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 GTS Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RT/10 Roadster 12 21 $59,280 $66,000
2-Door GTS Coupe 12 21 $59,280 $66,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$62,962
$59,280
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$73,000
$66,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1217 / month
$1100 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) -TBD- -
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 36.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) -TBD- - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) -TBD- -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 53.8
Second Head Room (in) -TBD- -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) -TBD- -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 89.4 96.2
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.7 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 55.6 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 167.7 176.7
Height, Overall (in) 51.8 47.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) -TBD- 9.2
Brakes
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- 13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.68 x -TBD- 13.0 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 19.0
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.47 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.5 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.5 40.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P285/30R18 P335/35ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/40R18 P275/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact T155/80D16
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 3383
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10 17 x 13
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8 17 x 10
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 24 12.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 143
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 5250 490 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.6L/220 8.0L/488
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 6300 450 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V10
Fuel System EFI SMFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 12
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.78 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.82 2.66
Clutch Size (in) -TBD- 11.9
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.30
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.86 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.05 1.78
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.44 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.12 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67 0.86
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Coil-Shock Units
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Multi-Link Coil-Shock Units
 
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