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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 Roadster 6-Speed Manual S SE 18 26 $52,267 $59,900
2-Door Roadster Tiptronic S SE 17 26 $52,267 $59,900
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 25 $38,355 $43,835
2-Door Convertible 18 25 $44,480 $50,835
2-Door Hardtop Z06 19 28 $45,661 $52,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$37,121
$38,355
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$42,600
$43,835
Monthly Payment Estimate
$710 / month
$731 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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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
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 42.7
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 54.2
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 37.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 50.8 47.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 62.0
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 104.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.1 24.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.5 x 0.8 11.8 x 1.00
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
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 18.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 40.2
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
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code NA XGG
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/50ZR16 P275/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA YGH
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR16 P245/45ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2811 3214
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
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
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
Fuel System SMFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 192 @ 4750 360 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA LS1
Displacement 2.7L/164 5.7L/346
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 228 @ 6300 350 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Chevrolet Corvette
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 46
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .91 0.90
 
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