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2008 Dodge Viper Model Comparison

Base Convertible

General Pricing

Resale Value $85,545.00 $37,320.00 $39,300.00
Destination $880.00 $675.00 $900.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 8.4L V10 6.1L V8 5.7L V8
Horsepower 600 @ 6100 RPM 425 @ 6200 RPM 345 @ 5400 RPM
Torque 560 @ 5000 RPM 420 @ 4800 RPM 375 @ 4200 RPM
Valves 2 2 2
Displacement (cc) 8380 6059 5654
Bore X Stroke (in.) 4.1 X 4.0 4.1 X 3.6 3.9 X 3.6
Compression Ratio 10.2:1 10.3:1 9.6:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) N/A 18 N/A
Highway (mpg) N/A 13 N/A

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 3439.2 4140.3 6708.7
Wheelbase (in.) 98.8 116.0 160.3
Length (in.) 175.6 197.8 247.7
Width (in.) 75.2 75.7 79.5
Height (in.) 47.6 57.0 78.5
Track Front (in.) 61.6 63.0 69.5
Track Rear (in.) 60.9 63.1 68.2
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A 7.7

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2 5 6
Front Headroom (in.) 36.5 39.5 40.8
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A 37.4 40.5
Front Legroom (in.) 42.4 42.0 41.0
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A 32.6 44.2
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 54.1 58.2 67.0
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A 53.9 66.5
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A 54.7 64.9
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A 51.4 64.4

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A 91.5 N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone beam
Rear Suspension wishbone multi-link beam
Tires 275/35R18 245/45R20 245/70R17

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive 4x4 wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A N/A Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle Std. Std. N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A Std. N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM satellite satellite
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A Yes
CD Changer Yes Yes N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A Std. Std.
Tilt Steering Yes Yes Yes
Telescopic Steering Column N/A Yes N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std. Std.

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A Yes N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows Std. Std. Std.

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