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BMW Z4 Coupe
2008 BMW Z4 Coupe
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$40,700
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Porsche 718 Boxster
2021 Porsche 718 Boxster
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$62,000
Starting Price (MSRP)
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Overview

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,325)
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$3,210)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 18 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
10.1 ft³
Trunk Volume
4.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
3.0L Inline-6 Gas
2.0L Turbo Flat 4 Gas
Horsepower
255 hp @ 6600 rpm
300 hp @ 6500 rpm
Torque
220 lb-ft @ 2750 rpm
280 lb-ft @ 1950 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic (+$1,325)
6-Speed Manual
7-Speed Automatic (+$3,210)
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,108 lbs
3,021 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
N/A
22 MPG
City
18 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
28 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
8.1 (2020) Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
14.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
261 miles
284 miles
Cruising Range Highway
406 miles
369.2 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
161.1 in
172.4 in
Height
49.9 in
50.4 in
Max Width
70.1 in
70.9 in
Front Width
58 in
59.6 in
Rear Width
60 in
60.3 in
Wheelbase
98.2 in
97.4 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42 in
N/A
Front Seat Headroom
37.3 in
N/A
Front Seat Shoulder Room
52.5 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
10.1 ft³
4.4 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
32.2 ft
36.1 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
18" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 8.0"
18" x 9.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut Type
Strut
Rear Suspension
Central Link
Strut

Tires

Front Tire
P225/45R17
P235/45ZR18
Rear Tire
P225/45R17
P265/45ZR18

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Black
  • Guards Red
  • Racing Yellow
  • White

Optional Exterior Colors

N/A
  • Agate Grey Metallic
  • Aventurine Green Metallic
  • Carrara White Metallic
  • Dolomite Silver Metallic
  • Gentian Blue Metallic
  • GT Silver Metallic
  • Jet Black Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Carmine Red
  • Chalk
  • Lava Orange
  • Miami Blue
  • Python Green
  • Custom Color

Standard Interior Materials

  • LEATHER SEAT TRIM
  • Agate Grey, Leather Seat Trim
  • Agate Grey, Partial Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim
  • Black, Partial Leather Seat Trim

Optional Interior Materials

  • EXTENDED LEATHER SEAT TRIM
  • Agate Grey, Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Black, Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Package
  • Black/Bordeaux Red, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Black/Chalk, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Black/Luxor Beige, 2-Tone Partial Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Pkg
  • Agate Grey, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Black, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Black/Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Black/Chalk, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Black/Luxor Beige, Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Interior
  • Bordeaux Red, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Int
  • Graphite Blue, Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Int
  • Espresso, Natural Leather Seat Trim w/Leather Interior
  • Espresso/Cognac, Natural Leather Seat Trim w/Two-Tone Leather Int

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Not Available
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Not Available
Standard
Hard Disk Drive Media Storage
Not Available
Standard
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional
Satellite Radio
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Not Available
Optional
Auxiliary Audio Input
Not Available
Standard
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Woodgrain Interior Trim
Not Available
Optional

Comfort

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Not Available
Optional
Power Mirror(s)
Not Available
Standard
A/C
Not Available
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Optional
Climate Control
Not Available
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Optional
Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Hands-Free Liftgate
Not Available
Optional
Heated Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional
Keyless Entry
Not Available
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Not Available
Standard
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Not Available
Optional

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Not Available
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Optional
ABS
Not Available
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Not Available
Standard
Traction Control
Not Available
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Not Available
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Not Available
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Drivetrain
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
4 Years / Unlimited Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
N/A
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Maintenance
N/A
1 Years / 10,000 Miles