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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
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Transmission

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 17 25 $33,245 $37,995
2-Door Convertible 17 25 $38,871 $44,425
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,895
$33,245
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,000
$37,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$683 / month
$633 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 17 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 17 mpg 17 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) -TBD- 54.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) -TBD- 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 64.4
Wheelbase (in) 95.2 104.5
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 62.03
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 1.44
Length, Overall (in) 171.0 179.7
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 47.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.80 11.8 x 1.02
Brake Type Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.74 x 0.95 12.6 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.46
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.2
Tires
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2954 3307
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 12.2
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 110
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 181 @ 4500 350 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 2.5L/151 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 6000 340 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.21 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/ Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Tiptronic Electronic
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.00 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut 5-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 46
 
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