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2dr Roadster


Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 1.26
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.0 x 0.86
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.9


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 770


Fuel System SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 465 @ 3600
Engine Order Code EWB
Engine Type Gas V10
Displacement 8.0L/488
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 400 @ 4600

Exterior Dimensions

Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.0
Liftover Height (in)
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.6
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6
Height, Overall (in) 43.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 75.7
Length, Overall (in) 175.1
Wheelbase (in) 96.2

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 19.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
Front Hip Room (in)
Passenger Capacity 2
Front Head Room (in)


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 13


Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 41.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.4


Vehicle Name Dodge Viper
Vehicle Name Dodge Viper
Body Style 2 Seater Roadster


Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.87
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil-Shock Units
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil-Shock Units


Rear Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P275/40ZR17
Rear Tire Size P335/35ZR17
Spare Tire Size T155/80D16
Spare Tire Order Code


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)


Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.30
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.78
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.66
Trans Description Cont. Again Synchronized
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Trans Type 6
Trans Order Code DEC
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.07
Clutch Size (in) 12
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.90
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.50
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.74


EPA Classification Two Seater

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3502


Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Rear Wheel Size (in) 17 x 13
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size (in) 17 x 10
Front Wheel Material Aluminum