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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.

Competition:

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.

2017 Dodge Viper Review

The fourth generation of Dodge a 2017 Dodge Viper is all set to enter in the phase of production. It will be released with new engine capabilities and it will be best in many forms with better features and performance than its predecessor. All those who like sports automobile are going to find this vehicle to be a dream car. With its sumptuousness and luxury, anybody could be spell bound.

2017 Dodge Viper front view 2

2017 Dodge Viper – Exterior and Interior Design

Everyone is curious to know about the concept of Viper. It will be available with Coupe and the convertible body styles. The 2017 model is going to be launched as Coupe but it is expected that a convertible platform might be used. Nevertheless, it is going to be a good future car. There are no significant details about the interior and exterior available yet but one thing is for sure that both will be a surprise for everyone. The car from the inside is going to be royal and practical as we all know that the  system will be provided to ensure the best form of communication. As per rumors, the exterior of 2017 Dodge Viper is going to be aggressive, even aggressive than the 2015 version. The classic lines will be preserved but they will be bolder this time. The car will get defined shoulders, the edges will have gill-like sports and the roofline will be stretched so that it could be more visible. It might get even more modifications in the design because engineers and designers are working on the body’s sculptor.

2017 Dodge Viper interior

2017 Dodge Viper – Engine and Performance

There are no authentic details available about the engine of 2017 Dodge Viper but it is expected to have the thunderbolt power. The Old Charger SRT Vixen and Contender engines have been replaced by the supercharged 6.2 liter engine that can generate 707 hp. There is no information available about the mileage of the 2017 model. The engineers are still working on the engine because the sales of this new generation car are not yet secure and hence the automaker needs something that could be extremely awesome to capture the audience’s attention. The current generation model has the supercharged v10 engine. Some say that the new Viper will have 8.4 liter engine that is capable of producing 800 hp and a torque of 650 pound feet. Fans have to wait for a while till the automakers come up with some massive change in the engine to make this vehicle perform better than its predecessor.

2017 Dodge Viper front view

2017 Dodge Viper – Price and Release Date

It will be too soon to predict the price and release date of 2017 Dodge Viper. The 2015 version was available in $84,995. Speaking of the performance and appearance of the new generation Viper, it is obvious that the price of this vehicle is going to be higher than before. The car will be released in the US markets by late 2015 or in the beginning of 2016. This date is not official, it can change too as there is a lot about the car that is yet to be uncovered by the fans.

2016 Dodge Viper ACR Review

Meet the new 2016 Dodge Viper ACR which is ready to get into fight and dust out its rivals such as the GT-R Nismo, Chevy-corvette Z06 and the Porsche 911 GT. Concept of the ACR was showcased first time in 2014 SEMA show. It is the fastest track Viper built by Dodge and it has both the capabilities of street and track. The new Viper ACR is hand built and its production started Detroit in third-quarter of 2015. The hand built super car is a motivated piece of automobile engineering and it ensures ultimate performance and handling capabilities both on the track and street. The car is more stable at corners with all new suspension, tires and aerodynamics and can easily take high speed turns.

2016 Dodge Viper ACR front

2016 Dodge Viper ACR – Exterior and Interior Design

Light weight material has been used in the car for weight reduction; even the sound system has been reduced to three audio speakers. Body weight on 2016 Dodge Viper ACR has been distributed by 50/50 at front and back. The side exhaust of the car provides an aggressive sound and furious look. The body of car gives an awesome look and it comes with a wide range of color shades and a beautifully designed aero-kit, huge rear spoiler. The body vinyl looks pretty good. Interior of car is beautifully designed and is available with wide range of leather stitching. Staring wheels is equipped with different features like Bluetooth calling and stereo control.

2016 Dodge Viper ACR interior

2016 Dodge Viper ACR – Engine and Performance

The new 2016 Dodge Viper ACR has the same naturally aspirated 8.4L V10 engine; even it is not further altered. The V10 produces nearly 645 horsepower and 600 lb-ft torque and this takes the car to a top speed of 177 mph although the figures of 0-60 mph have not been yet confirmed. It is the most torque derived from any naturally aspirated engine. Gears are shifted by a 6-speed manual transmission (Tremec TR6060) to the real axle. The new Aero package of ARC delivers 1 ton of down force through adjustable rear carbon fiber rear wings and rear carbon fiber diffuser. The hood of 2016 Dodge Viper ACR is created from single hand-laid carbon fiber. The rear wing is 73.8 inch adjustable. Performance-designed air extractors’ keeps engine of car cool, while a center air intake maximizes flow of air to achieve 645 HP. The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR is equipped with Brembo 6 piston brake calipers at the front and Matrix 15 inches two piece rotors. ACR has the largest brake pad area ever on a viper. Suspension is adjustable with 10 different settings; Bilstein Racing shocks coil-overs. 3 inches of suspension height adjustment is delivered by the alignment. V720 high performance racing tires have been fitted which are specially designed for Viper ACR.

2016 Dodge Viper ACR rear

2016 Dodge Viper ACR – Price and Release Date

According to Chrysler press release, pricing will start at $117,895 and the car is now available to order. The release date has not been announced yet but according to some unconfirmed news the car will be released before the mid of 2016. The car has gained a great popularity in the audience.