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2004 Dodge Viper

2004 Dodge Viper

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The official, drawn-out name Dodge gives its fastest car is the Viper SRT-10. That last little bit of information at the end refers primarily to one thing: the enormous V10 engine that rests under the hood of the perennial speed champ.

That's right-the Dodge Viper is the fastest (legal) car you can buy in the United States. It blows the competition away. While most automotive engineers are concerned with making a car handle properly and stop quickly, the makers at Dodge have a few other problems to deal with when making the Viper. First and foremost: how to keep the Viper from taking off and flying away.

If you need speed, then you need the 2004 Dodge Viper. Certain people are that way. For those people, Dodge has crafted the ultimate performance vehicle.

Available Models
The 2004 Dodge Viper is offered in one trim. However, there are no factory options.

Interior Features
Not surprisingly, the 2004 Dodge Viper is designed to be a driver's car. The two-seat convertible makes you feel as though you should be lining up on a racetrack.

Sitting right in front of you is a 220-mph tachometer. A traditional pushbutton starter fires on the engine, and an AM/FM radio with an in-dash 6-disc CD changer gives you all sorts of listening options.

Exterior Features
The Viper's body panels feature extensive use of advanced materials, including resin injection molded (RIM) and sheet-molded composite (SMC) panels, which comprise the windshield frame, cowl panel, rear quarter panels, front fenders, doors, hood, deck lid, and front and rear fascia. A bi-fold clamshell top with a single center latch makes the Viper SRT-10 a true convertible.

The V10 engine that gives the Viper its speed-king title is an aluminum-block 8.3-liter model. It cranks out an utterly ridiculous 500 horsepower at 5600 rpm and 525 lb-ft of torque at 4200 rpm.

Of course, the rear-wheel drive Viper couldn't be given any other transmission but a 6-speed manual one. To have done otherwise would simply be unjust.

This is what happens with a V10 engine: 0-60 mph in less than four seconds, a top speed of 190 mph and 0-100-0 mph in less than 13 seconds. Wow.

There's more. The 2004 Dodge Viper has an aluminum, four-wheel independent suspension with lightweight high-performance aluminum control arms and knuckles and lightweight aluminum-bodied front and rear coil-over shocks.

Safety and Security
For brakes, the 2004 Dodge Viper gets Brembo 44/40 dual opposing piston fixed front calipers with 14-inch rotors and Brembo 42/38 dual opposing rear calipers with 14-inch rotors.

2004 Dodge Viper - Vehicle Highlights

New Viper White body color
Standard red brake calipers
Standard folding tonneau cover
New trunk carpet

Fast Stats
MSRP from
8.3L V10
500 @ 5,600
6-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
not available

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