Compare 2011 Porsche 911 vs 2011 Audi R8

2011 Porsche 911
2011 Audi R8
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2-Door Coupe Carrera
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 18 25 $69,840 $77,800
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4 18 24 $75,510 $84,100
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 18 26 $79,740 $88,800
2-Door Coupe Carrera S 18 25 $81,270 $90,500
2-Door Targa 4 18 25 $82,710 $92,100
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4 18 25 $85,410 $95,100
2-Door Coupe 4S 18 25 $86,940 $96,800
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera S 18 26 $91,170 $101,500
2-Door Coupe Carrera GTS 18 25 $92,610 $103,100
2-Door Targa 4S 18 18 $94,140 $104,800
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4S 17 25 $96,840 $107,800
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera GTS 18 26 $101,430 $112,900
2-Door Coupe GT3 14 21 $103,950 $115,700
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 14 21 $121,770 $135,500
2-Door Coupe Turbo 16 24 $121,770 $135,500
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo 16 24 $131,940 $146,800
2-Door Coupe S Turbo 17 25 $144,450 $160,700
2-Door Cabriolet S Turbo 16 24 $154,710 $172,100
2-Door Coupe GT3 RS 4.0 14 21 $166,320 $185,000
2-Door Speedster 19 26 $183,420 $204,000
2-Door Coupe GT2 RS 16 23 $228,325 $245,000
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2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 4.2L 11 20 $106,206 $114,200
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 4.2L 13 21 $114,669 $123,300
2-Door Convertible Manual quattro Spyder 4.2L 11 20 $118,761 $127,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro Spyder 4.2L 13 21 $127,224 $136,800
2-Door Coupe Manual quattro 5.2L 12 19 $138,570 $149,000
2-Door Coupe Automatic quattro 5.2L 13 19 $147,033 $158,100
2-Door Convertible Manual quattro Spyder 5.2L 12 19 $151,311 $162,700
2-Door Convertible Automatic quattro Spyder 5.2L 13 19 $160,704 $172,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$69,840
$106,206
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$77,800
$114,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1297 / month
$1903 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.2
9.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
You'll be dazzled by the 2011 Porsche 911's unending driving joy, and maybe stunned by its passenger comfort and even its fuel economy. Teutonic handling perfection meets its dream match in the 2011 Audi R8's lusty, Italian-engineered V-10 heart.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 11 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.7
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 52.4
Passenger Capacity
4 2
Second Head Room (in)
- TBD - -
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - -
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 31.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.2 75.0
Track Width, Front (in)
58.5 64.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
175.8 174.5
Height, Overall (in)
51.6 49.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 62.8
Wheelbase (in)
92.5 104.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
4.4 3.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.1 14.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.1 14.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.9 23.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
N/A - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/40ZR18 P295/30R19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P235/40ZR18 P235/35R19
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3186 3715
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 19 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 10.5 19 x 11.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 24.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 520
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA 190
Engine
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection FSI Direct
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
288 @ 4400 317 @ 4500-6000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
3.6L/219 4.2L/254
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
345 @ 6500 430 @ 7800
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 11
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All-Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.88 0.93
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.91 4.37
Clutch Size (in)
9.5 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.56 1.88
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.08 1.13
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.59 3.71
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.32 2.71
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.44 3.46
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.41
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Porsche 911 Audi R8
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link 4-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut 4-Link
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.7 13.3

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