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Vehicle 2014 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible R-Line w/Sound 2006 Panoz Esperante GTLM Convertible
General
Body Style Convertible,CVT Sports Car/Convertible,CVT
EPA Classification SUBCOMP 2SEATER
Turbo Y N
Drive Train
City MPG 23 16
Combined MPG 26 n/a
Displacement (CC) 1984 4601
Driveline FWD RWD
Final Drive Ratio 3.94 3.55
Fuel Capacity (gal) 14.5 15.7
Fuel System DI SEFI
Fuel Type Gas Gas
Gas Guzzler Tax $0 $0
Highway MPG 31 22
Horsepower @ RPM 210@5300 420@6000
PowerToWeightRatio 15.4 8.1
RPM @ Peak Horsepower 5300 6000
Standard Transmission 6 Speed Manual 6 Speed Manual
Torque @ RPM 207@1700 420@3500
Transmission Speeds 6 6
Transmission Type M M
Type of Engine 2.0L I4 4.6L V8
Valves 16 32
Exterior
Curb weight (lbs) 3238 3461
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Maximum 4167 n/a
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Standard 4123 n/a
Overall Height (in) 58.0 53.2
Overall Length (in) 168.4 185.9
Overall Width (in) 71.2 73.7
Wheelbase (in) 100.0 106.0
Interior - Cargo - Carrying
Trunk Volume (cu ft) 7.1 n/a
Interior - Passengers
Headroom front (in) 39.3 38.1
Headroom rear (in) 37.6 n/a
Leg room front (in) 41.3 41.8
Leg room rear (in) 31.4 n/a
Passenger Volume 81 49
Seating Capacity - Maximum 4 2
Seating capacity - Standard 4 2
Shoulder room front (in) 55.3 50.0
Shoulder room rear (in) 43.1 n/a
Suspension
Front suspension IND Ind
Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 5.0
Rear Suspension IND Ind
Track Front 62.1 61.1
Track Rear 61.2 60.7
Towing
Tow Capacity (Maximum) NR n/a
Tow Capacity Standard NR n/a
Turning Radius
Steering Diameter Left 35.4 37.9
Steering Diameter Right 35.4 37.9
Warranty
Powertrain Miles 60000 36000
Powertrain Time (Months) 60 36
Rust Time (Months) 144 n/a
Warranty - Basic Miles 36000 36000
Warranty - Basic Time (Months) 36 36






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