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2004 Honda S2000
(04-09)
Honda S2000
2005 Porsche Boxster
(05-06)
Porsche Boxster
2007 Nissan 350Z Roadster
(07-09)
Nissan 350Z Roadster
2001 BMW M3 Cabrio
(01-06)
BMW M3 Cabrio
2006 BMW Z4 M Roadster
(06-08)
BMW Z4 M Roadster
Engine

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2L Inline 4

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

2.7L Flat 6

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

3.5L V6

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

3.2L Inline 6

Petrol EnginePetrol Engine

3.2L Inline 6

Drivetrain

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Mid - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Drivetrain Layout

Front - RWD

Top Speed

Top SpeedTop Speed

160 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

159 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Top SpeedTop Speed

155 mph

Acceleration

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.2 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.2 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

6.1 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.5 sec

0 - 62 mph Acceleration0 - 62 mph Acceleration

5.0 sec

Total Power

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

237 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

237 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

309 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

338 BHP

Maximum BHPMaximum BHP

338 BHP

Economy

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

28.5 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

29.7 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

23.3 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

23.3 mpg

Fuel Economy (combined)Fuel Economy (combined)

23.3 mpg

Kerb Weight

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1260 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1370 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1696 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1730 kg

Kerb WeightkgKerb Weight

1485 kg

Luggage

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

143 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

280 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

130 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

300 L

Luggage SpaceLuggage Space

220 L

Top Speed

160 mph258 Km/h

159 mph256 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

155 mph250 Km/h

0-62 mph

6.2 sec

6.2 sec

6.1 sec

5.5 sec

5 sec

Economy

28.5 mpg

29.7 mpg

23.3 mpg

23.3 mpg

23.3 mpg

Range

313 Miles503 Km

418 Miles673 Km

410 Miles660 Km

322 Miles519 Km

281 Miles452 Km

Power / Weight

188 BHP/Tonne5.32 kg/BHP

173 BHP/Tonne5.78 kg/BHP

182 BHP/Tonne5.49 kg/BHP

195 BHP/Tonne5.12 kg/BHP

228 BHP/Tonne4.39 kg/BHP

Total Power

237 BHP240 ps

237 BHP240 ps

309 BHP313 ps

338 BHP343 ps

338 BHP343 ps

Total Torque

208 NM153 lb/ft

270 NM199 lb/ft

358 NM264 lb/ft

365 NM269 lb/ft

365 NM269 lb/ft

CO2 Emissions

237 g/Km

288 g/Km

UK Tax Cost

£325-£555

£570

Model Platform

S2000 (99-09)

Boxster (05-12)

350Z (02-09)

3 Series (98-06)

Z4 (02-08)

Doors

2

2

2

2

2

Seats

2

2

2

4

2

Cargo Space

143 L

280 L

130 L

300 L

220 L

Turning Circle

10.8 m

10.8 m

Fuel Tank

50 L

64 L

80 L

63 L

55 L

Width

1750 mm

1801 mm

1815 mm

1757 mm

1781 mm

Height

1285 mm

1295 mm

1325 mm

1372 mm

1299 mm

Wheelbase

2400 mm

2415 mm

2650 mm

2725 mm

2495 mm

Length

4135 mm

4329 mm

4315 mm

4488 mm

4091 mm

Front Track

1470 mm

1490 mm

1535 mm

1508 mm

1486 mm

Rear Track

1510 mm

1534 mm

1545 mm

1525 mm

1516 mm

Configuration

Inline 4

Flat 6

V6

Inline 6

Inline 6

Engine Size

2 Litre1997cc

2.7 Litre2687cc

3.5 Litre3498cc

3.2 Litre3246cc

3.2 Litre3246cc

Peak Power

237 BHP240 ps

237 BHP240 ps

309 BHP313 ps

338 BHP343 ps

338 BHP343 ps

Peak Torque

208 NM153 lb/ft

270 NM199 lb/ft

358 NM264 lb/ft

365 NM269 lb/ft

365 NM269 lb/ft

Specific Output

118 BHP/L

88 BHP/L

88 BHP/L

104 BHP/L

104 BHP/L

Aspiration

Natural

Natural

Natural

Natural

Natural

Valvetrain

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

DOHC

Valves/Cylinder

4

4

4

4

4

Fuel

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Petrol

Compression

11:1

11:1

10.6:1

11.5:1

11.5:1

Bore x Stroke

87x84mm

85.5x78mm

95.5x81.4mm

87x91mm

87x91mm

Fuel Injection

Multi-point

Multi-point

Multi-point

Multi-point

Multi-point

Position

Front

Mid

Front

Front

Front

Orientation

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Longitudinal

Driven Wheels

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Rear (RWD)

Front Tyres

215/45R17 W

205/55R17 Z

225/45R18 Z

225/45R18 Z

225/45R18 Z

Rear Tyres

245/40R17 W

235/50R17 Z

245/45R18 Z

255/40R18 Z

255/40R18 Z

Gearbox (MT)

6 Gears

5 Gears

6 Gears

6 Gears

6 Gears

Gearbox (AT)

5 Gears

6 Gears

Front Brakes

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

Rear Brakes

Solid Disc

Vented Disc

Solid Disc

Vented Disc

Vented Disc

F. Suspension

Double Wishbone

MacPherson Strut

Double Wishbone

MacPherson Strut

MacPherson Strut

R. Suspension

Double Wishbone

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