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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 20 29 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic 18 26 $37,121 $42,600
2-Door Roadster 6-Speed Manual S 18 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S 17 26 $45,001 $51,600
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,180 $43,635
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,218 $50,535
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,005 $51,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,121
$38,180
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,600
$43,635
Monthly Payment Estimate
$710 / month
$727 / month
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 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
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 51.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 37.9
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 104.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 73.6
Track Width, Front (in) 57.7 61.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 170.1 179.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 24.8
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 12.6 x 1.27
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 12.6 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 18.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 39.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Speed Sensitive
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.66
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA YGH
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR16 P245/45ZR17
Spare Tire Size - TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code NA XGG
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50ZR16 P275/40ZR18
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) 2811 3214
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - N/A
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 - 11.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 500
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 6300 350 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 4750 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 2.7L/164 5.7L/346
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.63
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.56 2.73
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 0.70
Trans Description Cont. Manual Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.06
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 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) .73 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
 
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