Road Tests Real world tests of Gallardo vs Viper SRT-10

0-60mph

Gallardo
4.7 s
Viper SRT-10
3.4 s

Top speed

Gallardo
191 mph
Viper SRT-10
197 mph

0-100mph

Gallardo
8.4 s
Viper SRT-10
7.6 s

Top Gear track time

Gallardo
1:25.80
Viper SRT-10
1:22.70

1/4 mile

Gallardo
12.3 s
Viper SRT-10
11.6 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Gallardo

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Gallardo

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Way higher redline 8,100 RPM vs 6,250 RPM Around 30% more revs
Lighter curb weight 3,153 lb vs 3,447 lb Around 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
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 4,961 cc Around 70% bigger engine
More torque 562 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM Around 50% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Great lap time on the Top Gear track 1:22.70 vs 1:25.80 Around 5% great lap time on the Top Gear track
Faster in the quarter mile 11.6 s vs 12.3 s More than 5% faster at the drag strip
More powerful engine 603 HP @ 6,100 RPM vs 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM More than 20% stronger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Gallardo  vs
Viper SRT-10 
Brand Lamborghini Dodge
Price 166,000 91,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2003-2008 2008
City mileage 9 MPG 9 MPG
Highway mileage 15 MPG 69 MPGe

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.31 lb/hp 5.72 lb/hp
Maximum hp 500 HP @ 7,800 RPM 603 HP @ 6,100 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb @ 4,500 RPM 562 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 8,100 RPM 6,250 RPM
Engine placement Mid Front
Weight distribution 42%/58% 48%/52%
Steering system Unknown Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 4,961 cc 8,400 cc
Cylinders V10 V10
Air compressor None None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 11:1 10.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.25 in / 3.65 in 4.06 in / 4 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2

road tests

Gallardo  vs
Viper SRT-10 
Top speed 191 mph 197 mph
1/4 mile 12.3 s 11.6 s
0-60mph 4.7 s 3.4 s
0-100mph 8.4 s 7.6 s
0-200kph 13 s 11.5 s
Top gear time 1:25.80 1:22.70
Hockenheim short lap time 1:11.80 1:14.20

transmission

Drivetrain 4WD w/Viscous Traction System RWD w/GKN ViscoLok Differential
Shift system Manual Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.56:1
2: 1.85:1
3: 1.42:1
4: 1.14:1
5: 0.94:1
6: 0.5:1
Axle ratio 3.08:1 3.07:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo 14.37 in Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo 13.19 in Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 235/35 19 457/? 254
Rear wheels 483/? 279 483/? 330

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,153 lb 3,447 lb
Width 74.8 in 75.2 in
Height 45.9 in 47.6 in
Length 169.3 in 175.6 in
Front track width 63.9 in 57.8 in
Wheelbase 100.7 in 98.8 in
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