Dodge SRT Viper information:
The Dodge SRT Viper, by the American brand of automobiles Dodge, has got unapologetic, unflinching looks and sounds. This sedan has got brutal looks. It’s long, but with a low hood and the bulging canopy, however gives it a classic. The detailing includes all the stuff of the 21st century, which has been inspired by racing. Looking at the insides, the aesthetics have been majorly upgraded as compared to the early Viper models. The designs have not got real updates, however, they are quite unique, technologically advanced and performance oriented. The Viper SRT comes in just one configuration which is the chunky six-speed transmission incorporated with a V-10 8.4 litre engine with a capacity to produce 640 hp and a torque of 600 lb-feet.
Models and Features
The tremendous amount of power produced by the sedan makes it to tick. Although there is a new enabled electronic aid which makes it easier to drive, however, at higher limits it becomes a little twitchy. The power that the engine of the Viper SRT produces makes it a lot different from its rivals, giving a completely special and different experience. In order to get the maximum power in the sedan, the engine needs to be given hard revolutions per minute; however, there is quite a few lower end punch which makes the sedan easy to take down on the roads in the town where one would not want the engine to produce a 600 pound-feet of torque. When speaking of the comforts, the sedan compromises on some features in order to give better performance and also design. The cabin of the model has been designed and upholstered well and is also quite comfortable. The seats are made by the same company that makes seats for Ferrari with the new upgraded materials and a modern design. The touch screen located in the centre stack looks great and gives a high tech feeling.
The luxury can be enhanced in the GTS models with Nappa leather as well as carbon fibres. The sedan has got a sports-car, cocoon-like cabin. At lower speeds also there is a bit of engine noise which becomes a roar at higher pace. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Institute for Highway Safety has not tested the sedan on safety aspects. The large amount of output produced by the engine has earned Viper the image that it is not easy a car to be driven, however, the new model is relatively friendly when compared to the earlier models and this is because of the weather mode of the electronic stability control. The safe ratings for the Dodge is rated good by IHHS safety standards and offered G rating for moderate overlap front, side, roof strength and head restraints & seats.
Options & Packages
The power brakes make the sedan to go slow and even stop easily. It has got standard driver and passenger air bags while the curtain airbags are missing, all models come with a rear view camera. The innovations which were a part of the 2013 Viper SRT model have been brought forward and continue to be part of the 2014 model as well. These include touch screen U connect 8.4inch infotainment system, which is to consumer’s delight made available in two flavours. The media centre system consists of streaming audio and Bluetooth phone, making the ride more enjoyable.
A pleasurable experience of driving is made through this Viper SRT model of Dodge more memorable, what with the inclusion of an embedded cellular connection, Sirius XM Radio and rear backup camera display. The feature of navigation helps you on that suddenly arranged long drive in search of unexpected places and beauty. Standard applications of radio, maps etcetera have been revised and given a more modern look. The vehicle is available with 3D maps, traffic information, voice destination entry and full access for SD cards, auxiliary input and USB is also present. The safety features incorporate an updated stolen vehicle tracking system, instant web connectivity to remain connected to the world at all times.
A brief glance at the car makes one think of the purpose behind developing this car, and as soon as one enters and experiences the kind of ride this Dodge SRT Viper offers one is ensured that it has been made to work its charm on a race track and win competitions worldwide. The roof line is lower than the regular launches which makes driver seating a little uncomfortable. And also the rear visibility seems little restricted. The inclusions of narrow and firm seats again points out at the obvious, it is definitely a sports car. The dashboard is expansive and engaging. The displacement from 0-60 is in a small fraction of 3.7 seconds. The traction control is efficient and antilock disc brakes standard and powerful. The light weight of the wheels and stickier tires make the Viper stop in a mere 110feet, which makes for an excellently performing sports car.
The model year 2015 will see for Dodge a new introduction in the form of a Hellcat powered Dodge Charger and Charger Pursuit. The 2015 model of Viper SRT will come again with extra 5 horsepower; this will thus result in an addition to horsepower. The total will now amount to 645 horsepower. This is the biggest news for all the enthusiasts of this supercar which has been setting records with its performance and efficiency. The Dodge Viper SRT GTS-R No.93 model has already claimed win at the 2014 Brickyard Grand Prix held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This came as the first victory for the vehicle in its first ever attended the event. The win has worked wonders in raising the brand’s morale and turned it into an ambitious automaker. It is already planning to establish reputation and aiming high to win at the next even. The next destination of the SRT Motorsport is towards the Wisconsin’s Road America, held for Road Race Showcase in August. This is the place where this racing team marked its very first victory in the year 2013.
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Dodge SRT Viper modifications:
|All Dodge SRT Viper years|
|modification||price||cylinder||wheels||doors||width x length x height||clearance|
2dr Convertible (8.4L 10cyl 6M) (2014)
|0$||10||rear wheel drive||2||x x|
2dr Coupe (8.4L 10cyl 6M) (2013)
|97,395$||10||rear wheel drive||2||76.4 x 175.7 x 49.1||5.0|
GTS 2dr Coupe (8.4L 10cyl 6M) (2013)
|120,395$||10||rear wheel drive||2||76.4 x 175.7 x 49.1||5.0|