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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door SRT-10 Convertible
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible SRT-10 12 21 $72,471 $79,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$72,471
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$90,825
$79,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1514 / month
$1333 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 15 mpg 12 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 22 mpg 21 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater 2 Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in) 34.6 37.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) - TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 53.8
Passenger Capacity 2 2
Front Leg Room (in) 49.2 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 5.0
Length, Overall (in) 172.0 175.5
Height, Overall (in) 45.3 47.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 60.9
Wheelbase (in) 95.3 98.8
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 74.1 84.8
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 6.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 12.6 x 1.3 13.0 x 1.26
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) 12.6 x 1.0 13.0 x 0.87
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 40.5
Steering Type Variable Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18 P345/30ZR19
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P235/40ZR17 P275/35ZR18
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T155/80D16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3043 3357
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 8.5 18 x 10
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 18 x 10.0 19 x 13
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 12.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 3.5L/213 8.3L/505
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 350 @ 6500 500 @ 5600
Engine Type Turbo Gas V8 Gas V10
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 295 @ 4250 525 @ 4200
Engine Order Code NA EWC
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 12
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.381 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.756 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.546 2.90
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.059 1.78
Trans Order Code NA DEC
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.889 3.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.037 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.364 2.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Lotus Esprit Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Door Open Top 2 Seat Roadster
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Multilink Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Sport
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Double-Wishbone Independent
 
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