Dodge Viper GTS 

  • $66k
  • 1997
  • 451 HP 8.0L
  • 192 mph
The aerodynamics were heavily reworked allowing the GTS to have far less drag and a higher top speed.
The later 1998 RT/10 received a new front fascia to take advantage of these new found aerodynamics.

Road Tests Real world tests of the Dodge Viper GTS


Viper GTS
4 s
Viper GTS
3.3 s

Top speed

Viper GTS
192 mph
Viper GTS
206 mph


Viper GTS
10 s
430 Scuderia
7.1 s
Viper SRT-10
7.6 s

1/4 mile

Viper GTS
12.2 s
Viper GTS
11.4 s

Nurburgring time

Viper GTS
Corvette Z06
430 Scuderia

Data points Key details of the Dodge Viper GTS


Viper GTS
430 Scuderia


Viper GTS
451 HP
Viper GTS
640 HP
Viper SRT-10
603 HP

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Dodge Viper GTS
After receiving much attention in 1993 with the GTS Concept, Dodge released a production version three years later.
Many suspension components were cast in aluminum instead of iron.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Dodge
Price $66,000
Year 1997
Highest auction price $70k, January 2004

power & handling

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


Displacement 8,000 cc
Cylinders V10
Air compressor None
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.6:1
Bore/stroke 4 in / 3.88 in
Valves per cylinder 2 valves

road tests

Top speed 192 mph
1/4 mile 12.2 s
0-60mph 4 s
0-100mph 10 s
20.6km nurburgring time 8:10.0
Hockenheim short lap time 1:15.90


Drivetrain Front Engine / RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Axle ratio 3.07:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 330/? 330
Rear wheels 330/? 330

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,476 lb
Width 75.7 in
Height 47 in
Length 176.7 in
Front track width 59.6 in
Wheelbase 96.2 in
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