Road Tests Real world tests of Ford GT vs Viper GTS

0-60mph

Ford GT
3.6 s
Viper GTS
4 s

Top speed

Ford GT
205 mph
Viper GTS
192 mph

0-100mph

Ford GT
8 s
Viper GTS
10 s

1/4 mile

Ford GT
11.7 s
Viper GTS
12.2 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ford GT

Reasons to consider the
Ford GT

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Faster to 100mph 8 s vs 10 s 20% faster to 100mph
Faster top speed 205 mph vs 192 mph 13 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
More powerful engine 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 451 HP @ 5,200 RPM More than 20% stronger engine
Faster in the quarter mile 11.7 s vs 12.2 s Around 5% faster at the drag strip
Higher redline 6,500 RPM vs 6,000 RPM Around 10% more revs
Front view of Dodge Viper GTS

Reasons to consider the
Dodge Viper GTS

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Much bigger engine 8,000 cc vs 5,409 cc Around 50% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ford GT  vs
Viper GTS 
Brand Ford Dodge
Price 150,000 66,000
Year 2003-2006 1997

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.36 lb/hp 7.71 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM 451 HP @ 5,200 RPM
Maximum torque 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM 491 ft-lb @ 3,700 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM 6,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,409 cc 8,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V10
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.4:1 9.6:1
Bore/stroke 3.55 in / 4.17 in 4 in / 3.88 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Ford GT  vs
Viper GTS 
Top speed 205 mph 192 mph
1/4 mile 11.7 s 12.2 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 4 s
0-100mph 8 s 10 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Helical LSD Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.07:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 330/? 330
Rear wheels 483/? 292 330/? 330

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,500 lb 3,476 lb
Width 76.9 in 75.7 in
Height 44.3 in 47 in
Length 182.8 in 176.7 in
Front track width 63 in 59.6 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 96.2 in
Ford GT
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