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Dodge Viper 8.0

(1996 model)

Brief specs of 1996 Dodge Viper 8.0

2-seater convertible (cabriolet), petrol (gasoline) 10-cylinder 20-valve V engine, 7990 cm3 / 487.6 cu in / 487.6 cu in, 331.0 kW / 443.9 hp / 443.9 hp @ 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm, 664.0 N·m / 489.7 lb·ft / 489.7 lb·ft @ 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm, manual 6-speed transmission, rear wheel drive

units: metric UK US

Basic (general) data

Marque (make)DodgeIssued from1996
ModelViper 8.0Issued until
SerieViperNumber made
Model familyBody construction
Model codeBody designation
ManufacturerChrysler LLCCountryUS

Bodywork

Base platformNumber of doors
Bodywork typeconvertible (cabriolet)Number of seats2
Bodywork designerCargo capacity (volume)
Passenger space (volume)4960 l / 175.16 cu ft / 175.16 cu ftMax. cargo capacity (volume)

Dimensions & Weight

Length4500 mm / 177.2 in / 177.2 inTotal (curb) weight1555 kg / 3428 lb / 3428 lb
Width1990 mm / 78.3 in / 78.3 inDry weight
Height1210 mm / 47.6 in / 47.6 inLoad capacity
Wheelbase2520 mm / 99.2 in / 99.2 inGross (max.) weight
Track frontTowing weight
Track rearWeight distribution (front)
Ground clearance130 mm / 5.1 in / 5.1 inFuel capacity
Length/wheelbase ratio1.79  

Aerodynamics

Drag coefficient (Cd, Cx, Cw)0.4Frontal area (A)2.05 m2 / 22.0 sq ft / 22.0 sq ft (est.)
Aerodynamic coefficient (Cd×A)0.82 m2 / 8.8 sq ft / 8.8 sq ft (est.)Aerodynamic resistance (Aero horse power) at 100 km/h (62 mph)20.3 kW / 27.3 hp / 27.3 hp (est.)

Engine

Engine CodeTotal number of cylinders10
Engine TypeV engine (V10)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 ratio1.03
Fuel supplyInjectionEngine displacement7990 cm3 / 487.6 cu in / 487.6 cu in
Engine Main bearingsUnitary capacity798.57 cm3/cylinder / 48.732 cu in/cylinder / 48.732 cu in/cylinder
Cam DesignCompression ratio
SumpMax. output power331.0 kW / 443.9 hp / 443.9 hp at 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm / 5200 rpm
AspirationMax. torque664.0 N·m / 489.7 lb·ft / 489.7 lb·ft at 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm / 3700 rpm
Compressor typeMaximum rpm
IntercoolerMax. net output (power at the wheels)132.4 kW / 177.6 hp / 177.6 hp (est.)
CoolantwaterSpecific output41.4 kW/l / 0.910 bhp/cu in / 0.910 bhp/cu in
Catalytic converterSpecific torque83.1 N·m/l / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in / 0.73 lb·ft/cu in

Transmission

Transmission typemanualNumber of gears6
Wheel driverear 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 ratio289.4 kW/ton / 219.3 bhp/ton / 219.3 bhp/ton
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 circle12.0 m / 39.4 ft / 39.4 ft
Suspension frontSuspension rear
Wheels frontWheels rear
Tyres frontTyres rear
Brakes frontventilated discBrakes rearventilated disc
Brake diameter frontBrake diameter rear
Brakes detailsBraked area

Technical specifications and performance data of Dodge Viper 8.0

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