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Chrysler Viper 8.0 V10

(1997 model)

Brief specs of 1997 Chrysler Viper 8.0 V10

2-door 2-seater coupé, petrol (gasoline) 10-cylinder 20-valve V engine, OHV (overhead valve, I-head), 7990 cm3 / 487.6 cu in / 487.6 cu in, 334.0 kW / 447.9 hp / 447.9 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 667.0 N·m / 492.0 lb·ft / 492.0 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)ChryslerIssued from1997
ModelViper 8.0 V10Issued until0
SerieViperNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS,AU,ES,FR

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors2
Bodywork typecoupéNumber of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)Max. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4490 mm / 176.8 in / 176.8 inTotal (curb) weight1590 kg / 3505 lb / 3505 lb
Width1920 mm / 75.6 in / 75.6 inDry weight
Height1190 mm / 46.9 in / 46.9 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2445 mm / 96.3 in / 96.3 inGross (max.) weight
Track front1515 mm / 59.6 in / 59.6 inTowing weight
Track rear1540 mm / 60.6 in / 60.6 inWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.8364008179959  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)Frontal area (A)1.94 m2 / 20.9 sq ft / 20.9 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders10
Engine TypeV engine Total number of valves20
Engine ManufacturerValves per cylinder2
Engine constructionBore101.6 mm / 4.00 in / 4.00 in
Fuelpetrol (gasoline)Stroke98.5 mm / 3.88 in / 3.88 in
Fuel detailsBore/Stroke ratio1.0309487569762
Fuel supplyMultipoint InjectionEngine displacement7990 cm3 / 487.6 cu in / 487.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity798.98 cm3/cylinder / 48.757 cu in/cylinder / 48.757 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignOHV (overhead valve, I-head)Compression ratio9.6 : 1
SumpMax. output power334.0 kW / 447.9 hp / 447.9 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque667.0 N·m / 492.0 lb·ft / 492.0 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)133.6 kW / 179.2 hp / 179.2 hp (est.)
CoolantSpecific output41.8 kW/l / 0.919 bhp/cu in / 0.919 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque83.5 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typeNumber of gears
Wheel driveTop gear (drive) ratio
  Final gear (drive) ratio

Performance

Acceleration 0-50 mph (80 km/h)Top (maximal) speed
Acceleration 0-60 mph (97 km/h)Power-to-weight ratio
Acceleration 0-100 km/hFuel consumption, City (urban)
Acceleration 0-100 mph (160 km/h)Fuel consumption, Road (extra-urban)
Acceleration 80-120 km/h (50-70 mph) in topFuel consumption, Mixed (combined)
Standing ¼mile time Fuel consumption, Euro
Standing kilometer time CO2 emissions
  Range

Chassis

Engine locationfrontEngine alignmentlongitudinal
SteeringSteering details
Turns lock-to-lockTurning circle
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres front275/40 R17Tyres rear275/40 R17
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Chrysler Viper 8.0 V10

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