Road Tests Real world tests of Ford GT vs Viper SRT-10

0-60mph

Ford GT
3.6 s
Viper SRT-10
3.4 s

Top speed

Ford GT
205 mph
Viper SRT-10
197 mph

0-100mph

Ford GT
8 s
Viper SRT-10
7.6 s

Top Gear track time

Ford GT
1:21.90
Viper SRT-10
1:22.70

1/4 mile

Ford GT
11.7 s
Viper SRT-10
11.6 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Ford GT

Reasons to consider the
Ford GT

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Faster top speed 205 mph vs 197 mph 8 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Side view of Dodge Viper SRT-10

Reasons to consider the
Dodge Viper SRT-10

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Much bigger engine 8,400 cc vs 5,409 cc More than 55% bigger engine
More torque 562 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM vs 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM More than 10% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Slightly more powerful engine 603 HP @ 6,100 RPM vs 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM Around 10% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ford GT  vs
Viper SRT-10 
Brand Ford Dodge
Price 150,000 91,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2003-2006 2008
City mileage 12 MPG 9 MPG
Highway mileage 19 MPG 69 MPGe

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.36 lb/hp 5.72 lb/hp
Maximum hp 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM 603 HP @ 6,100 RPM
Maximum torque 500 ft-lb @ 3,750 RPM 562 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 6,500 RPM 6,250 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,409 cc 8,400 cc
Cylinders V8 V10
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.4:1 10.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.55 in / 4.17 in 4.06 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Ford GT  vs
Viper SRT-10 
Top speed 205 mph 197 mph
1/4 mile 11.7 s 11.6 s
0-60mph 3.6 s 3.4 s
0-100mph 8 s 7.6 s
Top gear time 1:21.90 1:22.70

transmission

Drivetrain RWD w/Helical LSD RWD w/GKN ViscoLok Differential
Gearing Traditional Traditional
Gear ratios
1: 2.61:1
2: 1.71:1
3: 1.23:1
4: 0.94:1
5: 0.77:1
6: 0.63:1
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.07:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 457/? 254
Rear wheels 483/? 292 483/? 330

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,500 lb 3,447 lb
Width 76.9 in 75.2 in
Height 44.3 in 47.6 in
Length 182.8 in 175.6 in
Front track width 63 in 57.8 in
Wheelbase 106.7 in 98.8 in
Ford GT
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Dodge Viper SRT-10
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