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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Carrera 997
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 997 18 26 $60,497 $69,300
2-Door Coupe Carrera S 997 18 26 $69,077 $79,100
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 17 24 $72,842 $83,400
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Coupe Turbo S 15 22 $114,866 $131,400
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4S 17 24 $81,422 $93,200
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo S 15 22 $123,446 $141,200
2-Door Coupe GT3 15 23 $87,287 $99,900
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 997 18 26 $69,077 $79,100
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera S 997 18 26 $77,657 $88,900
2-Door Targa 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Coupe GT2 Turbo 15 23 $181,795 $191,700
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo 15 22 $112,064 $128,200
2-Door Convertible
Pricing
Invoice Price
$60,497
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,300
$42,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1155 / month
$717 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 18 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mini-Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 68 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - TBD - -
Passenger Capacity 4 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.2
Wheelbase (in) 92.5 90.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.2 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.5 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.3 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 175.6 149.0
Height, Overall (in) 51.6 45.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 4.8 - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.77 x 0.94 - TBD -
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) 12.52 x 1.10 - TBD -
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 - TBD -
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.8 - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P265/40ZR18 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR18 P175/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3075 1975
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 18 x 8.0 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 4250 138 @ 6800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.6L/219 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 325 @ 6800 190 @ 7800
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18 - TBD -
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.88 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.91 - TBD -
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.61 - TBD -
Trans Type 6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.08 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.59 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.32 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.44 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Cpe 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Porsche 911 Lotus Elise
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Independent
 
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