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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe S 20 26 N/A $61,000
2-Door Coupe S 240 20 26 N/A $64,890
2-Door Coupe S Club Racer 20 26 N/A $67,995
2-Door Convertible SRT10
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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
Pricing
Invoice Price
N/A
$78,380
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$61,000
$85,545
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1017 / month
$1426 / month
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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
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 13 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Shoulder Room (in) - TBD - 54.1
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) 41.0 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 45.6 47.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.3 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) 4.1 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 149.5 175.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) - TBD - 6.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 14.0 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) - TBD - 14.0 x 1.26
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) 10.6 16.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 40.5
Steering Type Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.4
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA TXM
Front Tire Size P195/50WR16 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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2077 3424
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6 18 x 10.0
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 16.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 600
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 180
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 218 @ 8000 600 @ 6100
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V10
Fuel System MPFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 156 @ 5000 560 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA EWE
Displacement 1.8L/110 8.4L/512
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 13
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26 22
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.92 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
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) 0.82 0.50
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.12 2.66
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 12
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48 1.30
Trans Type 6 6
Summary
Vehicle Name Lotus Exige Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Door 2 Seat Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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
 
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