Compare 2017 Dodge Viper vs 2017 Audi R8

2017 Dodge Viper
2017 Audi R8
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ACR Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Viper ACR Coupe 12 19 $112,870 $118,795
Viper GT Coupe 12 19 $84,133 $87,895
Viper GTC Coupe 12 19 $91,573 $95,895
Viper GTS Coupe 12 19 $102,826 $107,995
Viper SRT Coupe 12 19 $84,133 $87,895
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V10 plus quattro AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
R8 Coupe V10 plus quattro AWD 14 22 $176,607 $189,900
R8 Spyder V10 quattro AWD 14 22 $162,843 $175,100
Pricing
Invoice Price
$112,870
$176,607
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$118,795
$189,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1980 / month
$3165 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Dodge Viper is blessed with a stunning, seductive shape. Its big-engine, rear-drive formula remains appealing, even as the Viper drives off into the sunset. The 2017 Audi R8 balances thrilling power and handling with everyday livability.
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Fuel Economy
City
12 mpg 14 mpg
Highway
19 mpg 22 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Two-Seaters
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 40.9
Front Head Room (in)
36.6 38.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 55.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5 -
Length, Overall (in)
175.7 174.3
Height, Overall (in)
49.1 48.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
61 63
Wheelbase (in)
98.8 104.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
76.4 76.4
Track Width, Front (in)
62.9 64.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
14.7 -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
14.2 14
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
15.4 15
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16 19.3
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 36.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
TXC NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P355/30ZR19 P295/35YR19
Rear Tire Order Code
TXC NA
Front Tire Size
P295/25ZR19 P245/35YR19
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3374 3627
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
19 X 13 19 X 11
Front Wheel Material
Forged Aluminum Forged Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
19 X 11 19 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
180 210
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
600 420
Engine
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Port/Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
600 @ 5000 413 @ 6500
Engine Order Code
EWG NA
Displacement
8.4 L/512 5.2 L/318
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
645 @ 6200 610 @ 7800
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded V-10 Premium Unleaded V-10
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
12 14
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
14 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
19 22
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 3.13
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.59
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.19 1.88
Trans Type
6 7
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.90
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 2.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.58 2.59
Trans Order Code
DD1 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.14
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.65
Summary
Body Style
Coupe quattro Coupe
Vehicle Name
Dodge Viper Audi R8 Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
12.6 10.4

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