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Base Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $85,545.00 $81,900.00 $106,100.00
Destination $880.00 $825.00 $825.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 8.4L V10 4.2L V8 5.0L V10
Horsepower 600 @ 6100 RPM 420 @ 7800 RPM 500 @ 7750 RPM
Torque 560 @ 5000 RPM 317 @ 5500 RPM 383 @ 6100 RPM
Valves 2 4 4
Displacement (cc) 8380 4163 4999
Bore X Stroke (in.) 4.1 X 4.0 3.3 X 3.7 3.6 X 3.0
Compression Ratio 10.2:1 12.5:1 12:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) N/A 12 11
Highway (mpg) N/A 19 17

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3439.2 4067.5 4398.2
Wheelbase (in.) 98.8 104.3 109.5
Length (in.) 175.6 179.3 191.8
Width (in.) 75.2 71.4 73.0
Height (in.) 47.6 54.8 54.2
Track Front (in.) 61.6 61.4 61.7
Track Rear (in.) 60.9 61.8 62.4
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 5 4
Front Headroom (in.) 36.5 38.0 37.8
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A 36.3 36.5
Front Legroom (in.) 42.4 N/A 42.0
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A N/A 29.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.1 53.0 56.4
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 45.1 49.4
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 58.8
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A N/A 52.5

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 90.1 82.0

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone multi-link strut
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone multi-link
Tires 275/35R18 255/35R19 255/40R19

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. Std. Std.
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. Std.

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM satellite AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Changer Yes Yes Yes
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A Std. Std.

Interior

Cruise Control N/A Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A Yes Yes

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A Std. Std.
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes Yes

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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