For the past few decades, this car is considered as one of the best deals, when it is about sports cars manufactured in United Stated. This car is a perfect balance between styles, it is a real exotic sports car, but still keeps its American soul. As you probably know, redesigned model came in 2013. New model has been accepted very well both by crowd and experts. For the next year model, 2016 Dodge Viper will come with one big novelty. It will finally come in roadster version. Rest of the details will remain same as in last year model.
2016 Dodge Viper specs
Well, 2016 Viper is expected to come with new, roadster variant. This model will completely follow design solutions of standard hardtop model, which was redesigned two years ago. Although information about new body style is nothing more than a speculation, we think that it will be an excellent move by the company, especially if you consider that it will follow cars price drop.
As you probably know, last year Viper came with much lower price, for around 15.000 dollars, it now goes around 110.000 dollars, which puts this almost without competition if you consider the balance between the price and performances. The only true competitor could be Corvette Z06, which features plenty of technologies, 650 hp engine, new 7-speed transmission etc.
2016 Dodge Viper engine and performances
Well, this car is mainly about performances. The 2016 Dodge Viper will be a serious machine. With its 512 cubic-inches (8.4 liters) V10 20-Valve engine, which makes 640 horsepower and 600 lb-ft, excellent performances are guaranteed. It will be able to make 0 to 60 mph sprint in about 3.2 seconds, while top speed will be over 190 mph. It will go up to 100 mph in about 7.6 seconds, while ¼ mile time is 11.5 seconds. This mighty engine is paired with 6-speed manual transmission and beside great performances it also has very decent fuel consumption – 12 mpg in city and 19 mpg on highway.
2016 Dodge Viper competition
Well, there will be several very serious competitors of 2016 Dodge Viper. Beside Corvette, there are German models such as Porsche 911, Audi R8, Mercedes-Benz AMG GT etc.