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Selected Style 2-Door Roadster
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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 Carrera 997
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Carrera 997 18 26 $60,497 $69,300
2-Door Coupe Carrera S 997 18 26 $69,077 $79,100
2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 17 24 $72,842 $83,400
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 18 26 $68,464 $78,400
2-Door Coupe Turbo S 15 22 $114,866 $131,400
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 4S 17 24 $81,422 $93,200
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo S 15 22 $123,446 $141,200
2-Door Coupe GT3 15 23 $87,287 $99,900
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera 997 18 26 $69,077 $79,100
2-Door Cabriolet Carrera S 997 18 26 $77,657 $88,900
2-Door Targa 18 26 $66,363 $76,000
2-Door Coupe GT2 Turbo 15 23 $181,795 $191,700
2-Door Cabriolet Turbo 15 22 $112,064 $128,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$38,172
$60,497
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$43,800
$69,300
Monthly Payment Estimate
$730 / month
$1155 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 18 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 29 mpg 26 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 53.4 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 38.4 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - 68
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.7 51.7
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.6
Second Leg Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Head Room (in) - - TBD -
Second Shoulder Room (in) - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 171.6 175.6
Height, Overall (in) 51.0 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.4 60.4
Wheelbase (in) 95.1 92.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.9 71.2
Track Width, Front (in) 58.7 58.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 9.5 4.8
Brakes
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 12.52 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.77 x 0.79 11.77 x 0.94
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.98 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.9 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.8 34.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P235/50ZR18 P265/40ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/55ZR17 P235/40ZR18
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2855 3075
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 6.5 18 x 8.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8 18 x 10
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 23.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - NA
Engine
Displacement 2.7L/164 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 240 @ 6400 325 @ 6800
Engine Type Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System SMFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 199 @ 4700-6000 274 @ 4250
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 18
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 9.45 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.43 1.61
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.84 1.08
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear-Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.44 3.59
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.12 2.32
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.75 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.09 1.28
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.50 3.91
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Porsche Boxster Porsche 911
Body Style 2 Door Roadster 2 Door Cpe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
 
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