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Here's how the 2008 Porsche 911 and the 2008 Lotus Elise measure up.
Carrera 4S
$100,000
Starting MSRP
$46,270
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
4 2 -
Engine

355.0-hp, 3.8-liter, Flat 6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

189.0-hp, 1.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
0 0 -
Size
176.3" length, 51.6" height 149.0" length, 44.0" height -
Drivetrain
All Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Black

Vanilla / Blue

Tanin Red

Sand Beige

Dark Gray / Med Gray

Ocean Blue

Charcoal

Cuoio Naturale

Gray

Cocoa

Lago Green

Sea Blue

Stone Grey

Agate / Spruce

Dark Blue

Beige

Ebony

Fern

Black / Sand Beige

Atlantis Blue

Graphite

Graphite Cordovan

Opal Grey

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

A/T

Transmission w/Dual Shift Mode

5-Speed A/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Mini-Compact Two Seater -

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
- N/A -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy -
Rear Wheel Size
19 x 11 in 17 x 7.5 in -
Spare Wheel Material
- N/A -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy -
Front Wheel Size
19 x 8 in 16 x 5.5 in -

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- N/A -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
N/A N/A -

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
295 @ 4600 133 @ 6800 -
Displacement
3.8L/233 1.8L/110 -
Engine Type
Gas Flat 6-cyl Gas I4 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
355 @ 6600 189 @ 7800 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG 21 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
388.70 mi 286.20 mi -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
23 MPG 27 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
Estimated Battery Range
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - City
287.30 mi 222.60 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent -

Brakes

Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.00 x 1.34 in N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
13.00 x 1.10 in N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
16.9 gal 10.6 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Manual -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
N/A 32.8 ft -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -

Tires

Front Tire Size
P235/35ZR19 P175/50WR16 -
Rear Tire Size
P295/30ZR19 P225/45WR17 -
Spare Tire Size
- N/A -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3439 lbs 1984 lbs -

Dimensions

Track Width, Front
58.58 in 57.4 in -
Track Width, Rear
60.94 in 59.2 in -
Front Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Volume
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -
Passenger Capacity
4 2 -
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Front Head Room
N/A N/A -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5.3 in -
Front Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
92.5 in 90.5 in -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.2 in 72.8 in -
Trunk Volume
4.8 ft³ N/A -
Length, Overall
175.6 in 149.0 in -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Height, Overall
51.2 in 44.0 in -

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