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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe 2-Door SRT-10 Convertible
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Trim

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
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.1 5.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 6.8
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0 18.5
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.4
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P285/35ZR18 P345/30ZR19
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
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
Front Wheel Material Alloy Aluminum
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
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
Displacement 3.5L/213 8.3L/505
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 15 12
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 22 21
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in) 8.5 12
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.381 1.30
Trans Type 5 6
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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