Chrysler Viper GTS-R 

  • built in France
  • 1997-2000
  • 620 HP 8.0L
The Viper was developed by Viper Team Oreca in France.
Beyond 2001 the Viper program was officially over, but eight private teams in the FIA GT Championship chose the GTS-R including Larbre Compétition who won the Proximus 24 Hours of SPA and the Championship outright.

Data points Key details of the Chrysler Viper GTS-R

Number built

Viper GTS-R
52 cars
300 cars
4 cars


Viper GTS-R
620 HP
987 HP
Nissan 350Z
283 HP

In The News From around the web


Chrysler Viper GTS-R
At Le Mans the 1-2-3-4 sweep of the GT2 class made the Viper the car to beat.
In 1997 Team Oreca Viper entered the car in the first FIA GT Championship and won 6 of 11 races to take the championship.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Chrysler
Type of car Race car
Year 1997-2000
Number built 52 cars


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.09 lb/hp
Maximum hp 620 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 590 ft-lb @ 5,300 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 7,986 cc
Cylinders V10
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 12:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3.9 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,536 lb
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