Dodge Viper RT 8.0 V 10 (450 hp, petrol, 1997) - Technical data, specifications, characteristics

cabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé), 2 doors, 2 seats, dimensions: 4475.00 mm x 1923.00 mm x 1118.00 mm, weight: 1560 kg, engine displacement: 7990 cc, 10 cylinders, 2 valves per cylinder, max power: 450 hp @ 5200 rpm, max torque: 664 Nm @ 3700 rpm, acceleration (0-100): 4.00 s, max speed: 285 km/h, gears (manual/automatic): 6 / -, fuel type: petrol, fuel consumption (urban/extra urban/combined): 21.4 l / 11.8 l / -, tyres: 275/40 R17, 335/35 R17
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Manufacturer, series, model, years of production

Basic information about the manufacturer, series and model of the vehicle. First and last years of production.

ModelRT 8.0 V 10
First year of production1997
Last year of production2002

Body type, dimensions, volumes, weight

Information about the body style of the vehicle, overall dimensions, weight, boot space and fuel tank capacity.

Body typecabriolet (convertible, drop-head coupé)
Number of doors2 (two)
Number of seats2 (two)
Wheelbase2443.00 mm (millimeters)
8.02 ft (feet)
96.18 in (inches)
2.4430 m (meters)
Front track1514.00 mm (millimeters)
4.97 ft (feet)
59.61 in (inches)
1.5140 m (meters)
Rear track1539.00 mm (millimeters)
5.05 ft (feet)
60.59 in (inches)
1.5390 m (meters)
Length4475.00 mm (millimeters)
14.68 ft (feet)
176.18 in (inches)
4.4750 m (meters)
Width1923.00 mm (millimeters)
6.31 ft (feet)
75.71 in (inches)
1.9230 m (meters)
Height1118.00 mm (millimeters)
3.67 ft (feet)
44.02 in (inches)
1.1180 m (meters)
Minimum trunk/boot space capacity-
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity193.0 l (liters)
6.82 ft3 (cubic feet)
0.19 m3 (cubic meters)
193000.00 cc (cubic centimeters)
Curb weight1560 kg (kilograms)
3439.21 lbs (pounds)
Maximum weight-
Capacity of the fuel tank68.0 l (liters)
14.96 UK gal (UK gallons)
17.96 US gal (US gallons)


Technical data about the vehicle's engine - location, displacement, aspiration, cylinders, valves, compression, fuel, etc.

Type of fuelpetrol
Type of fuel systemmulti-point fuel injection (MPFI)
Engine locationlongitudinal, front
Engine displacement7990 cc (cubic centimeters)
Valve mechanism type-
Type of aspirationnaturally aspirated
Compression ratio9.60 : 1
Arrangement of the cylindersV engine
Number of cylinders10 (ten)
Valves per cylinder2 (two)
Bore (the diameter of a cylinder)101.60 mm (millimeters)
0.33 ft (feet)
4.00 in (inches)
0.1016 m (meters)
Stroke (the length of a piston stroke)98.50 mm (millimeters)
0.32 ft (feet)
3.88 in (inches)
0.0985 m (meters)

Power, torque, acceleration, speed

Information about the maximum power, torque, speed and the revolutions per minute, at which they are reached. Acceleration time from 0 to 100 km.

Maximum power450 hp (horse power)
335.6 kW (kilowatts)
456.3 ps (metric horsepower)
Maximum power is generated at5200 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Maximum torque664 Nm (newton meters)
67.7 kgm (kilogram meters)
489.7 ft-lb (foot-pounds)
Maximum torque is reached at3700 rpm (revolutions per minute)
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h4.00 s (seconds)
Maximum speed285 km/h (kilometers per hour)
177.09 mph (miles per hour)

Fuel consumption

Information about the fuel consumption (urban, extra-urban, combined).

Fuel consumption (urban)21.4 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
4.71 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
5.65 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
10.99 mpg (miles per gallon)
2.90 mpl (miles per liter)
4.67 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (extra urban)11.8 l/100km (liters per 100 kilometers)
2.60 UK gal/100km (UK gallons per 100 kilometers)
3.12 US gal/100km (US gallons per 100 kilometers)
19.93 mpg (miles per gallon)
5.27 mpl (miles per liter)
8.47 km/l (kilometers per liter)
Fuel consumption (combined)-

Transmission, drive type

Information about the transmission (automatic and/or manual), number of gears/speeds and type of drive.

Type of transmissionmanual
Number of manual gears6 (six)
Drive typerear wheel drive (RWD)


Technical specifications about the type of steering and the vehicle's turning circle (turning diameter).

Type of steering-
Type of power steeringhydraulic
Turning circle diameter-


Information about the front and rear suspension of the vehicle.

Type of front suspension - double wishbones
Type of rear suspension - double wishbones


Type of brakes used on the front and rear wheels as well as presence of an ABS (anti-lock braking system).

Type of front brakesventilated discs
Type of rear brakesventilated discs
ABS (anti-lock braking system)Yes


Type and size of the rims and tyres of the vehicle.

Rim size-
Tyre code275/40 R17, 335/35 R17

Compared to average values

The difference in percent between the values of some of the vehicle's characteristics and their average values.

Wheelbase- 8%
Front track+ 0%
Rear track+ 2%
Length- 0%
Width+ 8%
Height- 25%
Maximum trunk/boot space capacity- 86%
Curb weight+ 10%
Capacity of the fuel tank+ 10%
Engine displacement+ 255%
Maximum power+ 183%
Maximum torque+ 150%
Acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h- 61%
Maximum speed+ 41%
Fuel consumption (urban)+ 112%
Fuel consumption (extra urban)+ 91%