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Viper Buyers Guide: Viper Specifications

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2000-2002 Dodge Viper Specifications

General Information
Body Style Coupe & Roadster
Assembly Plant Conner Avenue (Detroit, Michigan)
EPA Vehicle Class Two-Seater
Model/Powertrain Availability
Engine Transmission 8.0L, SMPI, 6-Speed, V-10 Manual
Model
GTS RT/10 Coupe Roadster

Engine: 8.0-Liter, OHV, SMPI V-10
Type & Description Ten cylinder, 90 V-type, liquid cooled
Displacement 488 cu. in. (7990 cc)
Bore x Stroke 4.00 x 3.88 (101.6 x 98.5)
Valve System OHV, 20 valves, roller-type hydraulic lifters
Fuel Injection Sequential, multi-port electronic
Construction Aluminum alloy block w/ cast iron liners, aluminum alloy heads
Compression Ratio 9.6:1
Power (SAE net) 450 bhp (335 kW) @ 5200 rpm
Torque (SAE net) 490 lb-ft (664 Nm) @ 3700 rpm
BHP/Liter 56.3
Max. Engine Speed 6000 rpm
Fuel Requirement Unleaded premium, 91 octane R+M/2
Oil Capacity 8 qt (7.6 L)
Coolant Capacity 12.8 qt (11.9 L)
Emission Controls 3-way catalyst (2), heated oxygen
sensor, engine modifications
Max. Gross Trailer Weight (lbs) None
EPA Fuel Economy (mpg city/hwy) 12/21 (est.)
Alternator 143 A High-Speed
Battery Leak-Resistant Maintenance-free 650 CCA
Transmission: Manual, 6-Speed Overdrive
Description Synchronized in all gears
Electronic 1-4 skip-shift & reverse lockout mechanisms
Gear Ratio
1st 2.66
2nd 1.78
3rd 1.30
4th 1.00
5th 0.74
6th 0.50
Effective Final Drive 3.07
Overall Top-Gear 1.54
Final Drive
Description Frame-mounted hypoid bevel gear w/clutch - type limited slip differential
Dimensions/Capacities
Wheelbase 96.2 (2443.6)
Track
Front 59.6 (1514)
Rear 60.6 (1538)
Overall Length 175.1 (4448) - RT/10
176.7 (4488) - GTS
Overall Width 75.7 (1924)
Overall Height 44.0 (1117) - RT/10
47.0 (1195) - GTS
Ground Clearance 5.0 (127)
Curb Weight - Est. 3319 lbs (1505 kg) - RT/10
3383 lbs (1535 kg) - GTS
Weight Distribution, F/R 49/50 - RT/10; 46/54 - GTS
Frontal Area 19.3 sq. ft. (1.79 sq. m.) - RT/10
20.5 sq. ft. (1.90 sq. m.) - GTS
Drag Coefficient 0.495 (top off)
0.46 (soft top)
0.45 (hard top) - RT/10
0.35 - GTS


Performance Specifications (Approximate)

Maximum Speed 189 mph
Acceleration 0-60 4.1 sec.
1/4 Mile Time 12.2 sec @ 118.8 mph
Fuel Tank Capacity 19 gal. (72 L)

Accommodations
Seating Capacity 2
Front
Head Room 36.8 (933) - GTS
N/A - RT/10
Leg Room 42.6 (1082)
Shoulder Room 53.8 (1366)
Seat Travel 5.2 (132)
Recliner Range 11
Cargo Volume 9.18 cu. ft. (260L) - GTS
Luggage Capacity 6.83 cu.ft. (19L) - RT/10

Seat Adjustments
Driver Horizontal, recliner, inflatable lumbar support
Passenger Horizontal, recliner, inflatable lumbar support

Restraints
Front Driver & passenger air bags & 3-point active belt

Instrumentation
Instruments Analog speedometer, odometer, trip odometer,
tachometer, voltmeter, oil pressure, coolant temperature, fuel
Warning Lamps Low oil pressure, excessive coolant temperature,
air bags, high beam, seat belts, brake system,
service engine soon, 2-3 shift lockout, battery voltage, door ajar, turn signals, security alarm

Body/Chassis
Layout Longitudinal front engine, rear wheel drive
Construction Backbone tubular space frame w/separate cowl structure.
Resin transfer and SMC molded composite body

Suspension
Front Cast aluminum unequal-length upper and lower "A" arms, Coil springs, low-pressure gas-charged rebound-adjustable shock absorbers, stabilizer bar
Rear Cast aluminum unequal-length upper and lower "A"
arms, toe-control links, coil springs, low-pressure gas-charged rebound-adjustable shock absorbers, stabilizer bar

Steering
Type Power rack & pinion
Overall Ratio 16.7:1
Turning Diameter (curb-to-curb) 40.5 ft (12.34 m)
Steering Turns (lock-to-lock) 2.4


Wheels
Standard
Type & Material Forged aluminum
Size 17 x 10 front, 17 x 13 - rear

Tires
Standard
Size & Type P275/40 ZR17 - front, P335/35 ZR17 - rear
Mfr. & Model Michelin Pilot 5X-MXX3
Revs Per Mile 811 (504)

Brakes
Standard
Front
Size & Type 13.0 x 1.26 (330.5 x 32) vented disc, w/four-piston fixed caliper
Swept Area 304.7 sq. in. (1966 sq. cm.)
Rear
Size & Type 13.0 x 0.87 (330.5 x 22) vented disc
w/single piston sliding caliper
Swept Area 244.4 sq. in. (1576 sq. cm.)
Power Assist Type Tandem diaphragm vacuum w/zero lost travel









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