Compare 1997 Dodge Viper vs 1997 Porsche 911

1997 Dodge Viper
1997 Porsche 911
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2-Door GTS Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Viper 2-Door GTS Coupe 12 21 $59,280 $66,000
Viper 2-Door RT/10 Roadster 12 21 $59,280 $66,000
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2-Door Carrera Convertible 6-Speed Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Convertible 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $62,859 $73,000
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Convertible w/Tiptronic 17 24 $65,544 $76,265
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera S Coupe 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $54,969 $63,750
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera S Coupe w/Tiptronic 17 24 $57,654 $67,015
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Targa 6-Speed Manual 17 25 $61,001 $70,750
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Targa w/Tiptronic 17 24 $63,686 $74,015
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Turbo Coupe 13 19 $90,535 $105,000
911 Carrera 2-Door Carrera Turbo-S Coupe 13 19 $129,335 $150,000
911 Carrera 4 2-Door Convertible Carrera 4 16 23 $67,492 $78,350
911 Carrera 4 2-Door Coupe Carrera 4S 16 23 $62,962 $73,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$59,280
$62,859
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$66,000
$73,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1100 / month
$1217 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 25 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.6
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 51.7
Front Head Room (in)
36.8 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 51.7
Second Head Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Leg Room (in)
- -TBD-
Second Hip Room (in)
- -TBD-
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 56.9
Wheelbase (in)
96.2 89.4
Liftover Height (in)
NA -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 68.3
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 55.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 4.7
Length, Overall (in)
176.7 167.7
Height, Overall (in)
47.0 51.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.2 -TBD-
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.87 11.77 x -TBD-
Brake Type
Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.26 11.97 x -TBD-
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 19.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.7 16.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 38.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 2.47
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.3 -TBD-
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/40ZR17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T155/80D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P335/35ZR17 P245/45R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3383 3064
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 13 16 x 9
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 10 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 24
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
143 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -TBD-
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V10 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
SMFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
490 @ 3700 250 @ 5250
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
8.0L/488 3.6L/220
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
450 @ 5200 282 @ 6300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 17
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.05
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.44
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.12
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.78
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.82
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
11.9 -TBD-
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.41
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.93
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.86
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Cabriolet
Vehicle Name
Dodge Viper Porsche 911 Carrera
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Coil-Shock Units Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.86 0.67
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Coil-Shock Units MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 -TBD-

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