Compare 1997 Jaguar XK vs 1997 Porsche 911

1997 Jaguar XK
1997 Porsche 911
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
XK8 2-Door Convertible N/A N/A $61,472 $69,900
XK8 2-Door Coupe N/A N/A $57,104 $64,900
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2-Door Carrera Convertible 6-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Convertible 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Convertible w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
911 Carrera 4 2-Door Convertible Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
911 Carrera 4 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$61,472
$62,859
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$69,900
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1165 / month
$1217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
37.7 -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 51.7
Second Head Room (in)
33.1 -TBD-
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
42.3 -TBD-
Front Leg Room (in)
43.0 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
23.1 -TBD-
Front Head Room (in)
37.0 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
59.2 55.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.5 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
187.4 167.7
Height, Overall (in)
51.4 51.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.0 56.9
Wheelbase (in)
101.9 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.0 68.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.5 -TBD-
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 0.8 11.77 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 x 1.1 11.97 x -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.9 19.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
Variable 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36.1 38.5
Steering Type
Speed-Sensitive Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.8 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -TBD-
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P245/50ZR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
P245/50R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P245/50ZR17 P245/45R16
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3867 3064
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 16 x 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 16 x 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.3 24
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
130 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -TBD-
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 6100 282 @ 6300
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
SFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
284 @ 4200 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
4.0L/244 3.6L/220
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - 25
Transmission
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.06 2.86
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.20 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.06 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.57 3.82
Clutch Size (in)
NA -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.50 1.41
Trans Type
5-Speed 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 0.93
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Convertible 2 Door Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Jaguar XK8 Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Fully Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double Wishbone Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Fully Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone MacPherson Strut

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