2016 Dodge Viper
Dodge Viper is a two-door sports car, which was originally introduced in 1992. During these years, it became one of the most iconic sports cars made in United States. So far, we have seen five generations. Current model came in 2013 and it was very well accepted. Although it is still very fresh model, company prepares some novelties for next-year model. Beside standard 2-door coupe, 2016 Dodge Viper will finally come also as 2-door roadster.
2016 Dodge Viper specs
On the one side, there is a coupe variant, which is expected to come pretty much with the same characteristics as last-year model. On the other side, 2016 Dodge Viper will also come in roadster version, which will be an all-new model. This variant will be based on coupe model, which means that it will use the same chassis, engine etc. When it is about exterior look, roadster will feature same design language, but some minor modifications are expected. All these details about 2016 Dodge Viper are nothing more than rumor so you should take this information with reserve.
When it is about engine, if new roadster comes, it will feature the same 8.4 liter V10 20-valve engine, which has an output 640 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque. This huge amount will provide excellent performances. From 0-60 Viper makes in 3.2 seconds and it needs only 7.6 seconds to reach 100 mph. It makes quarter mile in 11.5 seconds, while top speed is over 190 mph. Fuel consumption isn’t so bad at all. The 2016 Viper will be able to make 12 mpg in city and 19 mpg on a highway drive.
2016 Dodge Viper competition and price
There will be several competitors of this great sports car. However, Corvette Z06 is considered as main one. Compared to 2016 Viper, Z06 features slightly more power, more advanced technologies and new 7-speed transmission as one of the main trumps. Beside Corvette, there are models like Porsche 911, Audi R8, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT etc. Compared to all these models, 2016 Dodge Viper will have big trump – price. As you probably know, last year model came with significant 15.000 dollars price drop, so we can say that this car offers without any doubt offers best balance between price and performances.