Compare 1998 Dodge Viper SRT vs 1998 Porsche Boxster

1998 Dodge Viper SRT
1998 Porsche Boxster
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2-Door RT/10 Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door RT/10 Convertible 12 21 $57,520 $64,000
2-Door GTS Coupe 12 21 $59,720 $66,500
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2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Roadster Manual 19 26 $35,895 $41,000
2-Door Roadster w/Tiptronic 17 24 $35,895 $41,000
Pricing
Invoice Price
$57,520
$35,895
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$64,000
$41,000
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1067 / month
$683 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 17 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two-Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Head Room (in)
37.5 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -TBD-
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 51.7
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
175.1 171.0
Height, Overall (in)
43.9 50.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.6 60.2
Wheelbase (in)
96.2 95.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - -TBD-
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.6 57.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
6.8 9.1
Brakes
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 11.74 x 0.95
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.87 11.5 x 0.80
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19.0 15.3
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 2.98
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
41.3 -TBD-
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.7 16.9
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P335/35ZR17 P225/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3440 2954
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Aluminum -TBD-
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x 10 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x 4 -TBD-
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x 13 16 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.4 -TBD-
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 -TBD-
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 120
Engine
Displacement
8.0L/488 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
451 @ 5200 201 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas V10 Gas Flat 6-cyl
Fuel System
SMPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
490 @ 3700 181 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 17
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
12.3 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.41
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again
Synchronized Tiptronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 4.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.00
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 4.21
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Automatic w/
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.66
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Dodge Viper Porsche Boxster
Body Style
2 Seat Roadster 2 Door Roadster
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
36 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.87 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Double A-arms MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
36 -TBD-
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.06 -TBD-
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Double A-arms MacPherson Strut

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