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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster 20 29 $38,172 $43,800
2-Door Roadster S 19 27 $46,314 $53,100
2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 28 $38,246 $43,710
2-Door Convertible 18 28 $45,014 $51,445
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,172
$38,246
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,800
$43,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$730 / month
$729 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 55.25
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 43.05
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 53.65
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 37.89
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 51.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 49.00
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 60.70
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 105.75
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 36.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 72.60
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 62.10
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 3.7
Length, Overall (in) 171.6 174.60
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 22.4
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) 11.77 x 0.79 12.0 x 1.0
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) 11.73 x 0.94 12.8 x 1.3
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 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.3
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR17 P245/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Compact N/A
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50ZR18 P285/35ZR19
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2855 3179
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - N/A
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 19 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - N/A
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 18 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 11.8
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 500
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas V8
Fuel System SMFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 4700-6000 400 @ 4400
Engine Order Code NA LS2
Displacement 2.7L/164 6.0L/364
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6400 400 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 1.78
Trans Order Code NA MN6
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 11.69
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA 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) - TBD - 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) - TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut SLA Aluminum
 
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