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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
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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 RT/10 Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RT/10 Convertible 12 21 $57,520 $64,000
2-Door GTS Coupe 12 21 $59,720 $66,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$35,895
$57,520
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,000
$64,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$683 / month
$1067 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 17 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 24 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 53.8
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) -TBD- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 43.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 95.2 96.2
Liftover Height (in) -TBD- - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 75.7
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 171.0 175.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 6.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.74 x 0.95 13.0 x 1.26
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.80 13.0 x 0.87
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 19.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) -TBD- 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 40.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P275/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact T155/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50R16 P335/35ZR17
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 3440
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material -TBD- Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 17 x 10
Spare Wheel Size (in) -TBD- 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 17 x 13
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) -TBD- 18.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) -TBD- 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 150
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 201 @ 6000 451 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V10
Fuel System EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 181 @ 4500 490 @ 3700
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.5L/151 8.0L/488
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 24 21
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again Tiptronic Synchronized
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 4.10 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.00 1.78
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.21 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/ Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.66 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) NA 12.3
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.41 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Seat Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) -TBD- 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) -TBD- 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Double A-arms
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) -TBD- 36
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) -TBD- 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut Double A-arms
 
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