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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 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
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.7
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 24.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.3 19.1
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 40.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Speed Sensitive
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2954 3307
Wheels
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
Rear 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 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
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 17
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut 5-Link
 
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