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Selected Style 2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$54,969
$32,808
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$63,750
$37,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1063 / month
$625 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 25 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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- -
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.3 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 167.7 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 51.8 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.9 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 89.4 104.5
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- 36.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.3 73.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) -TBD- 3.47
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.97 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
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.77 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.4 19.1
Steering
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
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.47 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact T155/70D17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P245/45R16 P275/40ZR18
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3064 3307
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- 17 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 9 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 24 6.31
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 115 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 282 @ 6300 340 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 250 @ 5250 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 3.6L/220 5.7L
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25 - TBD -
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Rear-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,
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche 911 Carrera Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
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
 
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