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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
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,884
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$68,600
$93,255
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1143 / month
$1554 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 31.5 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 49.2
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 70 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.5 172.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.4 45.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 92.6 95.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.7 74.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 4.6 14.0
Brakes
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) 11.78 x 0.95 12.6 x 1.0
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) 12.53 x 1.10 12.6 x 1.3
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 18.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/50ZR17 P235/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P255/40ZR17 P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3080 3043
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 9.0 18 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 7.0 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 23.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Turbo Gas V8
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 273 @ 4250 295 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.6L/219 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 315 @ 6800 350 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.546
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.19 2.059
Trans Order Code 249 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.37 3.889
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.037
Trans Description Cont. Tiptronic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.60 3.364
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.381
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.83 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Cpe 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Porsche 911 Lotus Esprit
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.73 N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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