Standard RT/10 and GTS Coupe Specifications


  • Exotic, aggressive styling
  • Resin transfer-molded (RTM) composite body with sheet-molded compound (SMC) hood
  • Polyellipsoid headlamps and large integral fog lamps
  • Tinted glass windshield
  • Dual power folding body-color mirrors
  • Remote keyless entry
  • Electronically assisted entry system
  • Unique Viper medallion badging
  • Dual bright exhaust tip
  • Tinted backlite rear window


  • Next Generation driver and front-passenger air bags with passenger air bag on/off switch
  • Three-point inboard-mounted active seat belts
  • Air conditioning
  • Inside emergency trunk lid release
  • Full electromechanical analog instrumentation
  • Clutch-Starter Interlock — cannot start engine until the clutch pedal is depressed
  • Seat belt cluster telltale stays on after engine start untill driver buckles up
  • Overhead console with reading lamps and compartment for sunglasses (GTS Coupe)
  • Floor-mounted console with ashtray and power window controls
  • Tilt, leather-wrapped steering wheel
  • Leather-wrapped shift knob and parking brake handle
  • User-ready child seat top tether anchor in front passenger seat to minimize movement of compatible aftermarket child seats
  • 9.2 cubic feet of cargo space (GTS Coupe)
  • 6.8 cubic feet of cargo space (RT/10)
  • 200-watt premium AM/FM stereo radio with CD player (five speakers on RT/10, six on GTS)


  • Clutch-type limited-slip differential
  • Fully independent front and rear suspension with coil springs and stabilizer bars
  • Aluminum, unequal-length upper and lower control arms
  • ABS brakes
  • Gas-charged coil-over-shock springs
  • Power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering system
  • Lightweight, all-aluminum 8.0-liter V10 engine
  • Bottom-fed multipoint electronic fuel injection
  • Six-speed manual transmission with two overdrive gears, fully synchronized with electronic reverse lockout features
  • Engine oil cooler
  • Lightweight tubular steel frame
  • 18-inch forged aluminum wheels with high-performance tires for extra grip and a full wheel-well appearance
  • Two-speed windshield wipers with variable intermittent mode


  • Wheelbase (in)96.2
  • Track (in)
    ó Front 59.8
    ó Rear 60.9
  • Overall length (in)
    RT/10 -176.2
    GTS Coupe - 176.7
  • Overall width (in) 75.7
  • Turning diameter (ft) 40.5
  • Curb weight (lb) 3,460
  • Drivetrain RWD
  • Seating capacity 2
  • Head room (in) 37.5
  • Leg room (in) 42.6
  • Shoulder room (in) 53.8
  • Cargo capacity (cu ft)
    RT/10 -6.8
    GTS Coupe - 9.2

Viper Power Train

  • 8.0L V10 Engine
    • Formed of the most evolved, efficient performance materials in the world, including an aluminum engine block, cast iron cylinder liners and forged-steel connecting rods
    • Features sequential, bottom-fed multipoint electronic fuel injection
    • Produces 450 horsepower and 490 pound-feet of torque
  • Fully Synchronized Six-Speed Transmission
    • Specially engineered to make the most of every bit of horsepower and torque
    • Includes two overdrive gears and an electronic reverse lockout feature
    • Smoothly and efficiently translates Viperís impressive power into motion
  • Rear-Wheel Drive
    • Provides a more effective distribution of weight between the front and rear of the vehicle, increasing overall performance
    • Provides an acceleration advantage because the vehicleís weight is transferred to the rear wheels during acceleration, thereby increasing traction
  • Engine Oil Cooler
    • Provides added cooling capability
    • Helps keep Viperís high-performance engine running at peak efficiency
  • Dual-Tipped Chrome Exhaust System
    • Features a one-piece stainless steel catalyst and muffler assembly and structural body reinforcements
    • Adds to Viperís durability and styling
  • Heavy-Duty Battery and Alternator
    • 650-cold-cranking-amp battery and 125-amp alternator for sure starts
    • Battery is maintenance-free for added convenience

Engine Specifications

  • Horsepower (SAE net @ rpm) 450 @ 5,200
  • Torque lb-ft @ rpm) 490 @ 3,700
  • Redline 6,000 rpm (6,200 rpm fuel shut-off)
  • Compression ratio 9.6:1
  • Standard Transmission 6-speed manual
  • Gear Ratios
    • First 2.66:1
    • Second 1.78:1
    • Third 1.30:1
    • Fourth 1.00:1
    • Fifth 0.74:1
    • Sixth 0.50:1
    • Reverse 2.90:1
    • Final Drive 3.07:1

Viper Styling and Construction

  • Racing-Inspired Tubular Space Frame
    • Lightweight, yet extremely rigid, tubular space frame to give Viper exceptional strength and torsional stability
    • Supported by a center spine structure and fortified by a milled steel top and an aluminum alloy bottom plate for added strength and protection
  • Removable Cloth Top
    • For open-air, top-down travel, Viper RT/10 offers a foldable and stowable cloth top
    • Adds to the Viper driving experience, offering ease of use and convenient storage
  • Dual Power Remote Folding Mirrors
    • Folding features provides added versatility when moving through confined spaces
    • Power driver controls add to ease and convenience of making adjustments
  • Forward-Opening Hood/Fender Assembly
    • Formed from a sheet molding compound (SMC)
    • Provides easy access to Viperís V10 engine and also houses distinctive NACA air duct and dual air louvers, located just beneath the windshield

Viper Suspension and Handling

Fully Independent Front Suspension

  • Features unequal-length upper and lower cast aluminum control arms, coil-over-shock units, high-performance gas-charged shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
  • Specially designed to convey even the slightest twitch into precision-driven motion

Fully Independent Rear Suspension

  • Features unequal-length upper and lower cast-aluminum control arms with separate toe link, coil-over-shock units, high-performance gas-charged shock absorbers and stabilizer bar
  • Provides sure and accurate response

Power-Assisted Rack-and-Pinion Steering System

  • Linked to the wheels by cast aluminum knuckles
  • Works in tandem with Viperís refined suspension to provide superb performance and handling

Huge Road-Gripping Tires

  • Michelin Pilot Sport high-performance radials give Viper a ground-hugging grip and feel
  • Power driver controls add to ease and convenience of making adjustments

Five-Spoke Polished, Forged Aluminum Wheels

  • Add to Viperís stylish, aggressive stance
  • Standard on Viper RT/10 and GTS Coupe
  • 18-inch one-piece BBS wheels on ACR

Four-WheelDisc Anti-lock Brakes

  • Front and rear, power-assisted disc, dual hydraulic anti-lock brakes with electronic brake distribution (EBD) provide sure stopping response
  • Avoid wheel lockup by modulating brake pressure and enhance steering control during emergency braking situations