Compare 2002 BMW Z8 vs 2002 Porsche 911

2002 BMW Z8
2002 Porsche 911
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Z8 2-Door Roadster
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Z8 Z8 2-Door Roadster 13 21 $118,460 $130,000
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2-Door Carrera 4 Convertible 6-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera 4 Convertible 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $71,812 $83,200
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera 4 Convertible Tiptronic 17 23 $74,693 $86,630
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera 4 S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 24 $69,216 $80,200
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera 4 S Coupe Tiptronic 17 23 $72,097 $83,630
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Convertible 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $66,966 $77,600
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Convertible Tiptronic 18 26 $69,847 $81,030
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $58,574 $67,900
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Coupe Tiptronic 18 26 $61,455 $71,330
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera GT2 Turbo 6-Speed Manual 15 22 $169,641 $179,900
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 18 26 $64,890 $75,200
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Targa Tiptronic 18 26 $67,771 $78,630
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Turbo 6-Speed Manual 15 22 $99,325 $115,000
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Turbo Tiptronic 15 22 $102,206 $118,430
Pricing
Invoice Price
$118,460
$71,812
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$130,000
$83,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$2167 / month
$1387 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
13 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.8 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
37.4 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
51.1 68.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 51.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in)
- - TBD -
Second Head Room (in)
- - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.1 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.1 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in)
172.2 174.5
Height, Overall (in)
51.9 51.4
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.7 59.1
Wheelbase (in)
98.6 92.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.1 3.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.9 x - TBD - 11.78 x 0.95
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)
13.1 x - TBD - 12.53 x 1.10
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.5 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.7 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
20.5 16.9
Tires
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P275/40ZR18 P255/40ZR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/45ZR18 P205/50ZR17
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3494 3197
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 9.0 17 x 9.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 8.0 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 23.7
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
368 @ 3800 273 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
5.0L/301 3.6L/219
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
394 @ 6600 320 @ 6800
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
13 17
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.15 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.22
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.83 0.84
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.23 3.82
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.67 1.52
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.02
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.55
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.53 2.20
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Roadster 2 Door Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
BMW Z8 Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
4-link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Type MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - .72
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - .90

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