Compare 2008 Lotus Elise vs 2008 Dodge Viper SRT

2008 Lotus Elise
2008 Dodge Viper SRT
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible 21 27 N/A $46,270
2-Door Convertible California Edition 21 27 N/A $51,770
2-Door Convertible SC 20 26 N/A $54,500
2-Door Convertible type 72D Collector Edition 24 29 N/A $58,610
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2-Door Convertible SRT10
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SRT10 13 22 $78,380 $85,545
2-Door Coupe SRT10 13 22 $79,048 $86,295
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Invoice Price
N/A
$78,380
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$46,270
$85,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$771 / month
$1426 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 Dodge Viper is a stunning performer, a great-looking sportscar in any body form, and still a handful on public roads.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
27 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
- TBD - 42.4
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
- TBD - 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
- TBD - 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.2 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
90.5 98.8
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
72.8 74.9
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 61.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.3 5.1
Length, Overall (in)
149.0 175.6
Height, Overall (in)
44.0 47.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- TBD - 6.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 14.0 x 1.26
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 14.0 x 1.26
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.6 16.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.8 40.5
Steering Type
Manual Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P175/50WR16 P275/35ZR18
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA TXM
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/45WR17 P345/30ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code
NA TXM
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
1984 3424
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Rear Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 7.5 19 x 13.0
Front Wheel Material
Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 5.5 18 x 10.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 16.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - 180
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 600
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas V10
Fuel System
MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
133 @ 6800 560 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA EWE
Displacement
1.8L/110 8.4L/512
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
189 @ 7800 600 @ 6100
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
27 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 13
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.05 1.82
Trans Order Code
NA DEC
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.17 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17 2.66
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 12
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.48 1.30
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.92 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Open Top 2 Seat Roadster
Vehicle Name
Lotus Elise Dodge Viper
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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