Compare 2012 Lotus Evora vs 2012 Porsche Cayman

2012 Lotus Evora
2012 Porsche Cayman
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 18 27 N/A $66,100
2-Door Coupe 2+2 18 27 N/A $67,600
2-Door Coupe S 18 27 N/A $76,100
2-Door Coupe S 2+2 18 27 N/A $77,600
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 19 27 $46,530 $51,900
2-Door Coupe S 19 26 $55,710 $62,100
2-Door Coupe R 19 27 $59,490 $66,300
2-Door Coupe S Black Edition 19 26 $60,570 $67,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$46,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,100
$51,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1102 / month
$865 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
9.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2012 Porsche Cayman is a potent mix of performance, comfort, and cargo space, and a leader in the sports car segment.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
- TBD - Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 33.5
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 37.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 51.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
101.4 95.1
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 70.9
Track Width, Front (in)
- TBD - 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
170.9 172.3
Height, Overall (in)
48.1 51.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.7 14.5
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.1 x - TBD - 11.8 x 0.8
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)
13.8 x - TBD - 12.5 x 1.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
15.8 16.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.4
Steering Type
Hydraulic-assist Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.1-13.8
Tires
Front Tire Size
P225/40ZR18 P205/55R/17
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/35ZR19 P235/50R/17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3049 2932
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 x - TBD - 17 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.5L/ - TBD - 2.9L/177
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
276 @ 6400 265 @ 7200
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas Flat 6-Cyl
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
258 @ 4600 221 @ 4400-6000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 27
Transmission
Trans Type
6 6
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 0.84
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.83 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.91 2.12
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.77-3.23 3.88
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.09 1.09
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.53 3.50
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.40 1.43
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Lotus Evora Porsche Cayman
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double Wishbone w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - 8.5

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