2018 Dodge Viper Specs, New Features

Well known for its sumptuousness and luxury, Dodge Viper is an exotic car that meets many specific needs of sports vehicle enthusiasts. It comes with a comfortable cabin and high performing engines. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is planning to take this iconic car to another level, and this is the reason it will be releasing the 2018 Dodge Viper in a year’s time or so.

2018 Dodge Viper front
2018 Dodge Viper – New Features:

The American automobile manufacturer is not planning to bring in a new design platform, so we expect the upcoming Viper to be built on the same platform as its predecessor. Its body will feature aluminum and steel, which means that the car will be light and strong. The entire exterior will look smooth and sporty.

According to the automaker, all lights of 2018 Dodge Viper will be incorporated with LED technology. Grilles, bonnet and bumpers will get a new impeccable design. On the sides, the car will look amazing with a stretched roofline, stylish mirrors, defined shoulders and alloy wheels. The rear end will stun many people with its new tail lights and a redesigned bumper. The interior of 2018 Dodge Viper will be characterized by high quality material and innovative technology. The two-seater car will feature fine leather on the steering wheel and seats. The cabin will be spacious enough to offer comfortable leg room and head space to the two occupants.

When it comes to the technology, you can expect an Uconnect infotainment system in the cockpit of the upcoming Dodge supercar. More tech features include a premium audio system, air conditioning system and a navigation unit. The car might also get connectivity features such as USB ports, Smartphone integration and Bluetooth.

On the side of protection, 2018 Dodge Viper will be safe and secure with features such as adaptive cruise control, ABS, seatbelts, lane keep assist, security alarms, airbags, blind-spot monitoring and rearview camera.

2018 Dodge Viper interior
2018 Dodge Viper – Engine and Top Speed:

As mentioned earlier, the new Viper will get powerful engines. We are looking forward to an 8.4-liter supercharged V10 engine with a capacity of 650 hp and 510 lb-ft. We are also anticipating for a 6.2-liter V8 engine rated at 550 hp and 575 lb-ft.

The engines will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission or 8-speed automatic transmission system. With the 8.4-liter engine, the new Dodge car will take 3.0 seconds to achieve the 0-60 acceleration. The car will achieve the same acceleration in 4.5 seconds with the 6.2-liter engine. The top speed will be 202 mph.

As for fuel economy, the car is expected to record around 13 mpg in the city and 22 on the highway. The V8 engine will be more fuel-efficient and environment friendly.

2018 Dodge Viper rear

2018 Dodge Viper – Release Date, Price and Competition:

With the outgoing model retailing at $88,000, the price of the upcoming Viper is expected to be around $95,000. The price will be higher for trim levels. You can expect to pay around $115,000 to own a refurbished model. Being a 2018 model, the new Dodge sports car is expected on the market in late 2017 or early 2018.


The new Dodge exotic car will compete for the market share with: Chevy Corvette Stingray ZO6, Audi R8 V10 FSI, Mercedes AMG and Porsche Turbo.

One Response to 2018 Dodge Viper Specs, New Features

  1. John Bartley says:


    Will there be future Dodge Vipers?


    John Bartley

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