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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 24 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.3
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 47.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 24.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 19.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.2
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2954 3307
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- NA
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 18 x 9.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 12.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 6000 340 @ 5600
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 46
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
 
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