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2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
2-Door Carrera S 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 S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
2-Door Carrera Cabriolet w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $32,808 $37,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$54,969
$32,808
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$63,750
$37,495
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1063 / month
$625 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
25 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Hip Room (in)
-TBD- -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.7 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
55.3 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in)
4.7 1.44
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
-TBD- 3.47
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.4 19.1
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
-TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.5 15.70
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3064 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 9 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
282 @ 6300 340 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 - TBD -
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Porsche 911 Carrera Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
-TBD- 46

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