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2016 Dodge Viper Overview

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The 2016 Dodge Viper is the perfect example of top-notch American performance. Dodge created the Viper for those consumers that want racetrack-level performance in their vehicle—and they were successful, since this supercar is considered one of Road & Track’s top three rated performance cars. Along with its excellent performance numbers, the Viper is also hand-built and highly customizable with the Viper 1-of-1 customization program. There are few other cars that allow you this much freedom.


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What’s New for the 2016 Dodge Viper

The 2016 model year means the return of the Dodge Viper ACR model, which is the fastest street legal production vehicle on the market.

The 2016 Dodge Viper is available in five trim levels: SRT, GT, GTS, ACR, and GTC.

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2016 Dodge Viper Silhouette

2016 Dodge Viper Exterior

The Dodge Viper is the epitome of American performance—and it definitely looks the part. Its unforgettable silhouette is designed for aerodynamic efficiency and balance at high speeds, which gives it a low stance and a sleek body. There’s no doubt that this car is a supercar. Sculpted bodylines work with a carbon fiber hood, roof, and decklid to offer consumers an exterior that is basically sex on wheels—but with a touch of elegance.

2016 Dodge Viper Exterior Photos:

Exterior available on the SRT:

  • Anti-Lock Four-Wheel Disc Brakes, 18-inch x 10.5-inch / 19-inch x 13-inch Rattler Polished Wheels, P295 / 30ZR18 P355 / 30ZR19 Performance Tires, Tire service kit, Satin chrome fuel filler door, Automatic headlamps, LED tail lamps, Semi-gloss black hid headlamps, Remote fuel door release, Body-color fascias, Dual side exhaust, Front license plate bracket, Rear body-color appliqué, Satin chrome front badge, SRT® Hood, On-board refueling vapor recovery fuel system, Power mirrors, Anti-lock 4-wheel disc brakes

Exterior available on the GT:

  • StopTech Two-Piece Performance Brake Rotors, 18-inch x 10.5-inch / 19-inch x 13-inch Rattler Polished Wheels, GTS Hood, Anti-lock 4-wheel disc brakes delete

Exterior available on the GTS:

  • 18-inch x 10.5-inch / 19-inch x 13-inch Venom Polished Wheels, Metallic graphite hid headlamp, Black rear accent appliqué, GTS Bright Badging

Exterior available on the ACR:

  • Brembo Carbon Ceramic Matrix Brakes with Red Caliper, 19-inch x 11-inch and 19-inch x 13-inch ACR Gloss Black Wheels, 295 / 25ZR19 355 / 30ZR19 BSW Tires, Kumho Brand Tires, Satin black fuel filler door,  Semi-gloss black hid headlamps, Aero Wing Assembly Kit, Lower dive planes, Satin black front decal, SRT® Hood, ACR Badge

Exterior available on the GTC:

  • The Dodge Viper GTC is a custom vehicle, and no two customers can order the same configuration in the same model year. Visit your local dealership for complete details.

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2016 Dodge Viper Engine

2016 Dodge Viper Performance

A powerful 8.4-liter V10 engine powers each and every 2016 Viper, churning out an incredible 645 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque. The Viper’s standard six-speed manual, which is the only available transmission, sends this power to the rear wheels. With this setup, the Viper GT can go 0 to 60 in only 3.6 seconds.

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2016 Dodge Viper Efficiency

With big power comes low fuel efficiency. The EPA-estimated fuel economy for the 2016 Dodge Viper comes in at 12 mpg city and 21 mpg highway. This gives the Viper a 15 mpg combined fuel economy rating, which is quite low, even for a supercar.

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2016 Dodge Viper Steering Wheel

2016 Dodge Viper Interior

The 2016 Dodge Viper’s starting price tag of $89,995 doesn’t just get you superior performance and a fancy exterior—it also gets you a high-end interior. This interior is inspired by racing and is entirely driver-oriented, featuring superior craftsmanship, premium materials, and advanced technologies that make driving easier and more fun. Each dashboard comes hand-wrapped in the finest leather, while Sabelt® seats offer comfort and support when you’re out on the road.

Dodge rounds out the interior’s comfort with the Uconnect infotainment system, which is one of the best in the industry. It is easy to use and responsive, making it a great way to stay connected while you’re out on the road.

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Interior available on the SRT:

  • Manual six-way driver/passenger seats, Premium cloth headliner, Air conditioning with automatic temperature control, Cargo compartment carpet, Driver-side sun visor, Floor carpet, Passenger-side sun visor with mirror, Power front windows with one-touch up and down feature, Power locking glove box, Viper carpet floor mats, Wrapped floor console, Front reading/map lamps, Black shift bezel, Cloth performance bucket seats, Graphite instrument panel bezel, Leather / Alcantara® instrument panel accent stitch, Park brake handle – leather / accent stitch, Leather w / seat color stitch passenger grab handle, Power adjustable pedals, Sport pedals, SRT® leather shift knob, SRT® steering wheel with black stitching
  • 12-volt auxiliary power outlet, Cruise control with steering wheel controls, One-Year SiriusXM Radio Service, Five-Year SiriusXM Traffic™ Service, Five-Year SiriusXM Travel Link Service, 8.4-inch touchscreen display, Active Noise Control System, Electronic Launch Control System, Enhanced Sound Insulation, GPS antenna input, GPS navigation, Harman Kardon® 12-Speaker High Performance Audio, HD® Radio, Instrument cluster with display screen, Integrated Voice Command with Bluetooth®, USB input, AUX input, Message Center, Remote USB, Steering wheel mounted audio controls, Uconnect® 8.4 NAV, Uconnect® Access, Keyless Enter-N-Go™ passive entry, Keyless entry with immobilizer

Interior available on the GT:

  • Leather trim seats, Power six-way driver seat and manual six-way pass seat, Sabelt – Nappa Leather and Alcantara® trim seats

Interior available on the GTS:

  • Alcantara® headliner, Power six-way driver and front passenger seats, Sabelt – Laguna Leather wrapped bucket seats, Wrapped floor console delete, Nappa Leather-wrap instrument panel w / accent stitch, Nappa leather-wrapped door trim panels, Nappa Leather-wrapped floor console, Park brake handle – leather / accent stitch delete, SRT® steering wheel with accent stitching
  • Harman Kardon® 18-Speaker High Performance Audio

Interior available on the ACR:

  • High grip Alcantara® leather seat, ACR floor mats, Rear cargo floor covering delete, Lightweight carpet, Viper carpet floor mats delete, Alcantara® wrap steering wheel, Nappa Leather-wrap instrument panel w / accent stitch delete, Nappa leather-wrapped door trim panels delete, Nappa Leather-wrapped floor console delete, SRT® steering wheel with black stitching
  • ACR console, Speakers delete, ACR Instrument Panel, Active Noise Control System delete, Enhanced Sound Insulation delete, Harman Kardon® 18-Speaker High Performance Audio delete

Interior available on the GTC:

  • The Dodge Viper GTC is a custom vehicle, and no two customers can order the same configuration in the same model year. Visit your local dealership for complete details.

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2016 Dodge Viper Headlights

2016 Dodge Viper Safety

For Dodge, safety is a priority—especially in such a high-performance vehicle. The Dodge Viper comes with a long list of standard safety features, and can come to a stop from 60 mph in 103 feet, which is better than the average sports car.

A full list of standard safety features can be found below.

  • Advanced Multistage Front Airbags
  • Auto-Dimming Rearview Mirror
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Driver and Passenger Seat Belts with pretentioners and load limiters
  • Dual note electric horn
  • Front door tinted glass
  • Front passenger seat alert
  • Headlamps on warning chimes
  • Inside emergency trunk lid release
  • Parkview™ Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Premium security alarm
  • Rain brake support
  • Shift indicator warning lamp
  • Side front door airbags
  • Speed sensitive power locks
  • Tinted windshield glass
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Display
  • Variable Intermittent Windshield Wipers

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    A born-and-raised Jersey girl, Caitlin Moran has somehow found herself settled in Edinburgh, Scotland. When she’s not spending her days trying to remember which side of the road to drive on, Caitlin enjoys getting down and nerdy with English. She continues to combine her love of writing with her love of cars for The News Wheel, while also learning more about the European car market—including the fact that the Seat brand is pronounced “se-at” not “seat” as you might think. See more articles by Caitlin.