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Modern greats vs classics - specifications

 Boxster SpyderChamonix 550 SpyderVW CaliforniaDanbury CamperJaguar XKEagle E-Type
On the road price£45,603£29,995£41,865£29,599£73,500£89,500
Total as tested£54,082£29,995£44,195£31,947£74,275£225,000
Insurance group48N/A26N/A48Classic
CO2/road tax band/cost221g/km/K/£245N/A/exempt205g/km/K/£215N/A/N/A/£125264g/km/M/£435N/A/exempt
Engine6cyl in-line/3,436cc4cyl in-line/1,900cc4cyl in-line/1,968cc4cyl in-line/1,390ccV8/5,000cc6cyl in-line/3,800cc
Peak power 316/7,200 bhp/rpm115bhp178/3,500 bhp/rpmN/A385/6,500 bhp/rpm285/5,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque 370/4,750 Nm/rpmN/A340/1,750 Nm/rpmN/A515/3,500 Nm/rpm352/4,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission 6-spd man/rwd4-spd man/rwd7-spd auto/fwd4-spd man/rwd6-spd auto/rwd5-spd man/rwd
Fuel tank capacity54 litres41 litres80 litres/full size45 litres/full size71 litres53 litres
Basic warranty/recovery3yrs/2yrs 1yr/1yr3yrs (100k miles)/3yrs3yrs/N/A3yrs/3yrsBy agreement
0-60mph5.1 seconds6.5 seconds12.4 seconds20 seconds-plus5.3 seconds6.5 seconds
Top speed 166mph115mph117mph88mph155mph150mph
Govt urban/extra-urban/comb econ19.9/39.8/29.1mpgN/A28.8/42.2/36.2mpgN/A/N/A/35mpg16.5/35.2/25.2mpgN/A/N/A/22mpg
Airbags/Isofix/parking sensorsSix/yes/£341No/no/noSix/yesNo/noSix/yes/yesNo/no/no
Auto box/stab ctrl/ceramic brakes£1,962/yes/£5,349No/no/no£1,650/£215No/£599Yes/yes/yesAll optional
Climate control/leather trim£998/yesNo/yes£675/yes/£185No/no/noYes/yesNo/no
Electric hood/heated seatsNo/£289No/noYes/yes£1,949/noYes/£430Yes/no
Metallic paint/xenon lights£602/£1,038No/optionYes/yes/yesYes/yes/yesYes/yesNo/optional
Sat-nav/CD changer/MP3/Bluetooth£1,945/£348/y/£523Opt/opt/no/opt£1,800/£295/y/DFONo/no/£99/noYes/yes/yesAll optional
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