1996 Dodge Viper GTS US

The Viper GTS is a rear wheel drive coupé motor car with a front located engine, produced by Dodge. The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 8 litre capacity. This unit features overhead valve valve gear, a 90 degree V 10 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 450 bhp (456 PS/336 kW) of power at 5200 rpm, and maximum torque of 664 N·m (490 lb·ft/67.7 kgm) at 3700 rpm. The engine transfers its power through to the wheels via a 6 speed manual 'box. The Dodge Viper GTS weighs a stated 1531 kg at the kerb. The Dodge Viper GTS is claimed to attain a top speed of 285 km/h or 177 mph.

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1996 Dodge Viper GTS US information summary

What body style?
2 door fixed-head coupé with 2 seats
How long?
4488 mm
How heavy?
1531 kg
What size engine?
8 litre, 7986 cm3
How many cylinders?
10, V
How much power?
456 PS / 450 bhp / 336 kW @ 5200 rpm
How much torque?
664 Nm / 490 ft.lb / 67.7 kgm @ 3700 rpm
How quick?
0-60 mph: 4 s
How fast?
285 km/h, 177 mph

Dodge Viper models

2 door roadster FR 6M 7986 cm3 456 PS 450 bhp 336 kW 1506 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 7994 cm3 421 PS 415 bhp 309 kW 1588 kg
Dodge Viper -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet FR 6M 7994 cm3 406 PS 400 bhp 298 kW 1454 kg
1996 Dodge Viper GTS data
Applicable to the USA domestic market(s).
bodywork
Body type2 seater fixed-head coupé
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2443 mm 96.2 inches
Track/tread (front) 1514 mm 59.6 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1539 mm 60.6 inches
Length 4488 mm 176.7 inches
Width 1923 mm 75.7 inches
Height 1194 mm 47 inches
Ground clearance 127 mm 5 inches
length:wheelbase ratio 1.84
Kerb weight 1531 kg 3375 lb
Weight distribution 48 % front
fuel tank capacity 72 litres 15.8 UK Gal 19 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.39
Frontal area 1.91
CdA 0.74
engine
engine type naturally aspirated petrol
Engine manufacturer Dodge
Engine code
Cylinders V 10 in 90° vee
Capacity 8 litre
7986 cc
(487.336 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 101.6 × 98.5 mm
4 × 3.88 in
Bore/stroke ratio 1.03
Valve gear overhead valve (OHV)
2 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output
(SAEnet)
456 PS (450 bhp) (336 kW)
at 5200 rpm
Specific output
(SAEnet)
56.3 bhp/litre
0.92 bhp/cu in
maximum torque
(SAEnet)
664 Nm (490 ft·lb) (67.7 kgm)
at 3700 rpm
Specific torque
(SAEnet)
83.15 Nm/litre
1 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction cast aluminium block & aluminium head
sump
compression ratio 9.6:1
Fuel system SMPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1044.8 kPa (151.5 psi)
Maximum RPM 6000 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 798.6 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph) 3.1 s
Acceleration 0-60mph 4 s
Acceleration 0-100km/h
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph) 9.20 s
Standing quarter-mile 12.3 s
@ 117.2 mph
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 285 km/h (177 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 298.01 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
219.18 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
293.93 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.13 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 4.56 kg/kW
7.62 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km
km/litre
UK MPG
US MPG
Carbon dioxide emissions
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ?
VED band (UK)
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout longitudinal
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.400
Turning circle 12.30 m
Front suspension I.U&LW.CS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.U&LW.CS.ARB.
Wheel size front 10 x 17
Wheel size rear 13 x 17
Tyres front Michelin Pilot SX MXX3 275/40 ZR 17
Tyres rear Michelin Pilot SX MXX3 335/35 ZR 17
Brakes F/R VeDi/VeDi
Front brake diameter 330 mm
Rear brake diameter 330 mm
Braked area 3603 cm2
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.5
Final drive ratio 3.07
general
Carfolio.com ID20812
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 64.0
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
1996 Dodge Viper GTS added 1996-09-03.
Last modified 2013-02-28.