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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 5-Speed Manual 19 27 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 17 25 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 25 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Coupe
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,121
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,600
$88,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$710 / month
$1475 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 19 mpg 15 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 27 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 49.2
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 45.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 60.8
Wheelbase (in) 95.2 95.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 74.1
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.0 172.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.2 14.0
Brakes
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 0.8 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.7 x 0.95 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR16 P235/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50ZR16 P285/35ZR18
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2778 3043
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 17 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7 18 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 217 @ 6500 350 @ 6500
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Turbo Gas V8
Fuel System EFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 4500 295 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.7L/164 3.5L/213
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 19 15 *Est*
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 27 23 *Est*
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 3.546
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.059
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 3.889
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.037
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.364
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.381
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.756
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Lotus Esprit
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .73 N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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