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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Carrera Tiptronic
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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 18 mpg 15 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
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 - -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 70 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 34.6
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) 31.5 -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.5 172.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 4.6 14.0
Brakes
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
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) 16.9 18.5
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Tires
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
Front Tire Size P205/50ZR17 P235/40ZR17
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3080 3043
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
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
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
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Turbo Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 15
Transmission
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Automatic NA
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Cpe 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Porsche 911 Lotus Esprit
Suspension
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 -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Multilink
 
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