2013 Dodge Viper vs. Its Competition

2013 Dodge SRT Viper GTS
Nelson Ireson Nelson Ireson Senior Editor

The 2013 Viper is likely to stand in a class by itself except for the likes of the 2012 Corvette ZR1, at least in terms of performance-to-price ratio.

Some of the Italian and German exotics will likely run with, or at least get close to, the Viper's ultimate pace, but at three times the cost.

We'll have to wait until further details on the Viper emerge to compare further, but if it delivers on the promise of a more refined, luxurious version of its extreme-performance forbear, it will be one of the top supercars in the world--at any price.

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Quick Specs
8.0
The 2013 Dodge SRT Viper is undeniably a supercar, fearsome in its aspect and performance, but it still has some rough edges--and might not command the respect an Italian or German marque would.
8.8
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8.8
Earthy exhaust tones and serene handling carve out a distinctive niche for the fabulous Maserati GranTurismo.
MSRP From   
$97,395N/A$49,600$126,000
Gas Mileage   
12 MPG City / 19 MPG Hwy14 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy13 MPG City / 21 MPG Hwy
Engine   
Gas V10N/AGas V8Gas V8
EPA Class   
Two-SeaterN/ATwo SeaterSubcompact Cars
Style Name   
2-Door CoupeN/A2-Door Coupe w/4LT2-Door Coupe GranTurismo Sport
Drivetrain   
Rear Wheel DriveN/ARear Wheel DriveRear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity   
2N/A24
Passenger Doors   
N/AN/AN/AN/A
Body Style   
CoupeN/ACoupeCoupe
Transmission   
ManualN/AManualAutomatic w/Manual Shift
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