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Dodge Viper Review: 2008 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Coupe Easiest Drive

This new 2008 Dodge Viper SRT-10 is exactly what car enthusiasts want in the performance of a world class vehicle. The interiors and exteriors are perfect for a racing car and added to this is the handling comfort and braking system. Though all the SRT vehicles give a great overall performance, the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT-10 stands out in its power packed performance. This new model is a sure winner with its V-10 engine of 8.4 liter aluminum which gives an amazing 600 horsepower combined with a 560 lb.-ft. torque. This new vehicle has set a benchmark in the performance of sports cars. The 2008 Dodge Viper SRT-10 Coupe will be in the North American show rooms in the summer of 2008.

The Interior of the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10

The Instrument panel of this vehicle is highly functional and still maintains the distinctive push button starter in red and tachometer which is center mounted with a speedometer that touches 220 mph. The colors for this 2008 model are a combination of black and natural tan, black and slate, black and blue and black and red. These interiors are all customized with a choice of bezel on the console and instrument panel.

Exterior of the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10

The new larger hood has a more competent hollow out for air introduction and bigger operational hood louvers to aid in more cooling effect which is needed for the V-10, 600 horse power and powerful 8.4-liter engine underneath. The colors for the exterior for this new model will be bright blue, viper orange, viper violet, snakeskin green and venom red. The racing stripes options will still be red, blue, graphite, silver, black and white.

This coupe has a hard bubble top and its sloping roofline and deck lid spoiler offer high speed stability and an increased down force. The Dodge Viper SRT10 Coupe has a bonus of 6.25 cubic feet of trunk space more than the Viper SRT10 Roadster. Apart from this, the structure of headliner and the roof give more room to have space for a safety cage and yet keep sufficient headroom.

Complete handling comfort

The handling of this super sports vehicle is a completely independent four-wheel suspension with lightweight and high-performance aluminum knuckles and control arms which are damped by shock absorbers that are lightweight coil-over ones.

An anti- locking braking system

The Dodge Viper SRT10 formula has an anti-locking brake system which results in the vehicle dropping from 60 to 0 miles per hour within a distance of less than 100 ft. This is because of the 14 inch brake rotors which are gripped by Brembo 44 or 40 dual opposing piston calipers which are in the front and similarly 42 or 38 dual opposing piston calipers in the rear.

Technical Specifications

Standard Engine : 8.4L V10

Standard Transmission : 6 Speed Manual

Cylinders :  10

Horsepower @ RPM : 600@6100

Torque @ RPM : 560@5000 (foot-lbs)

Fuel Type/System : Gas Engine / Sequential Electronic Fuel Injected

Number of Valves : 20

EPA Class : Two Seater

Turbo: No

Overdrive Transmission : Yes

Compression : 10.2:1

Displacement : 8357 / 510

Bore X Stroke : 4.06×3.96

Power To Weight Ratio : 5.7

Final Drive Ratio : 3.07

Valves Configuration : Overhead Valve

Supercharged :No

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