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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 Convertible
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,172
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,800
$42,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$730 / month
$717 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg N/A mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg N/A 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 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 - TBD -
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 45.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 59.2
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 90.6
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 57.4
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.1
Length, Overall (in) 171.6 149.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 - TBD -
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 - 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) 11.73 x 0.94 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 - TBD -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 - TBD -
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion 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 P205/55ZR17 P175/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P235/50ZR18 P225/45R17
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 1975
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 4700-6000 138 @ 6800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.7L/164 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6400 190 @ 7800
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 - TBD -
Transmission
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 - TBD -
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.75 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 - TBD -
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Lotus Elise
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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