Road Tests Real world tests of Viper SRT-10 vs CTS-V

0-60mph

Viper SRT-10
3.4 s
CTS-V
3.9 s

Top speed

Viper SRT-10
197 mph
CTS-V
190 mph

0-100mph

Viper SRT-10
7.6 s
CTS-V
8.7 s

1/4 mile

Viper SRT-10
11.6 s
CTS-V
11.9 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Dodge Viper SRT-10

Reasons to consider the
Dodge Viper SRT-10

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More expensive sticker price $91k vs $58k More than 55% more expensive harder to own
Much bigger engine 8,400 cc vs 6,200 cc More than 35% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 3,447 lb vs 4,356 lb More than 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster top speed 197 mph vs 190 mph 7 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 603 HP @ 6,100 RPM vs 556 HP @ 6,200 RPM Around 10% stronger engine
Slightly faster to 100mph 7.6 s vs 8.7 s Around 15% faster to 100mph
Better power-to-weight ratio 5.72 lb/hp vs 7.83 lb/hp More than 25% better power-to-weight ratio
Faster to 200kph 11.5 s vs 14 s Around 20% faster to 200kph
Side view of Cadillac CTS-V

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Has an air compressor Supercharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Viper SRT-10  vs
CTS-V 
Brand Dodge Cadillac
Price 91,000 57,920
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2008 2009
City mileage 9 MPG 14 MPG
Highway mileage 69 MPGe 19 MPG

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.72 lb/hp 7.83 lb/hp
Maximum hp 603 HP @ 6,100 RPM 556 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Maximum torque 562 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM 553 ft-lb @ 6,200 RPM
Max RPM 6,250 RPM 6,200 RPM
Engine placement Front Front
Weight distribution 48%/52% 55%/45%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 8,400 cc 6,200 cc
Cylinders V10 V8
Air compressor None Supercharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 10.2:1 9:1
Bore/stroke 4.06 in / 4 in 4.06 in / 3.62 in
Valves per cylinder 2 2

road tests

Viper SRT-10  vs
CTS-V 
Top speed 197 mph 190 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s 11.9 s
0-60mph 3.4 s 3.9 s
0-100mph 7.6 s 8.7 s
0-200kph 11.5 s 14 s
Hockenheim short lap time 1:14.20 1:14.50

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/GKN ViscoLok Differential RWD w/StabiliTrak Stability Control
Shift system Manual Automatic
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.66:1
2: 1.78:1
3: 1.3:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.74:1
6: 0.5:1
Axle ratio 3.07:1 3.73:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 254 483/? 229
Rear wheels 483/? 330 483/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,447 lb 4,356 lb
Width 75.2 in 72.5 in
Height 47.6 in 58 in
Length 175.6 in 191.6 in
Front track width 57.8 in 61.8 in
Wheelbase 98.8 in 113.4 in
Dodge Viper SRT-10
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