Dodge Viper SRT-10 

  • $91k built in USA
  • 2008
  • 603 HP 8.4L
  • 197 mph
And, in fact, when the tintop Viper-the GTS-arrived in 1996, its top speed did jump from 166 mph to 177, also aided by a 50-hp bump (from 400 to 450) and a 69-pound-lighter weight advantage.
by Car and Driver (Feb, 2005)
Fast, sure, but you always expected a car that had more than 500 horsepower under your right hoof to feel more dramatic and quicker in its responses.
by Car and Driver (Sep, 2007)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Dodge Viper SRT-10


Viper SRT-10
3.4 s

Top speed

Viper SRT-10
197 mph
Exige S
151 mph


Viper SRT-10
7.6 s
Exige S
12.5 s

Top Gear track time

Viper SRT-10
Carrera GT

1/4 mile

Viper SRT-10
11.6 s
Exige S
13 s

Data points Key details of the Dodge Viper SRT-10


Viper SRT-10
Carrera GT


Viper SRT-10
603 HP
Exige S
240 HP

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the car

In The News From around the web


Dodge Viper SRT-10 Convertible
As you would expect, more power, less weight, bigger brakes and more interior comfort.
DamlierChysler have taken 100 pounds off the car by updating several components: the now-standard run-flat tires eliminated the need for the spare tire, a new magnesium dash replaces the old one and the fenders are now resin injection molded (RIM).

Dodge Viper SRT-10 Coupe
With an 8.3-liter 500-horsepower V-10 engine contributing to blistering acceleration (0-60 mph in less than 4 seconds, 0-100-0 mph in the low 12-second range), and a bold appearance marked by Dodge's signature crosshair grille design, deep-cut side scallops, swept-back fenders and lowered hood lines, the Dodge Viper SRT10 Convertible had no equal.
Handling and ride characteristics for the 2006 Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe is derived from a race-bred, four-wheel independent suspension featuring lightweight, high-performance aluminum control arms and knuckles, damped by lightweight coil-over shock absorbers.

Dodge Viper SRT-10
The new 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 boasts more of what performance aficionados crave: kick-in-the-pants, throw-back-in-the-seat power, combined with benchmark braking, world-class ride and handling, a race-inspired interior and bold exterior styling.
The ride and handling of the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 is defined by a race-bred, fully independent, four-wheel suspension featuring lightweight, high-performance aluminum control arms and knuckles, damped by lightweight coil-over shock absorbers.

2008 Dodge Viper SRT10

AutomobileMag News
Without flames, wings, or fender flares to draw attention to its business, the Viper has slithered to 600 hp.
In the power-to-weight game, adding 90 hp while holding the weight gain to three pounds hurtles the Viper a notch up on the Corvette Z06.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Dodge
Price $91,000
Type of car Production car
Year 2008
City mileage 9 MPG
Highway mileage 69 MPGe

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 5.72 lb/hp
Maximum hp 603 HP @ 6,100 RPM
Maximum torque 562 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Max RPM 6,250 RPM
Engine placement Front
Weight distribution 48%/52%
Steering system Rack and pinion


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

road tests

Top speed 197 mph
1/4 mile 11.6 s
0-60mph 3.4 s
0-100mph 7.6 s
0-200kph 11.5 s
Top gear time 1:22.70
Hockenheim short lap time 1:14.20


Drivetrain RWD w/GKN ViscoLok Differential
Shift system Manual
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 2.66:1
  2. 2: 1.78:1
  3. 3: 1.3:1
  4. 4: 1:1
  5. 5: 0.74:1
  6. 6: 0.5:1
Axle ratio 3.07:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,447 lb
Width 75.2 in
Height 47.6 in
Length 175.6 in
Front track width 57.8 in
Wheelbase 98.8 in
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