2016 Dodge Viper Release Date, MSRP Price, Engine, MPG – Dodge has released a new 2016 Viper model and it comes with all of the makings of a standard Viper car. A big engine, rear-wheel drive and the looks that come with a Viper car are all there. Dodge is continuing the Viper line with its 2016 model and does so in a spectacular fashion.
Previous Dodge Viper models brought us a design that was perceived with a bad boy look. With its trademark design features, that come with high performance characteristics and some delicate handling properties made this car what it is today. The evolution of the Viper has been more than apparent over the years. The addition of better handling and important stability on the road has made it a much stable vehicle and one which may also be used for everyday use. The enhanced interior and traction control have also been some of the important additions that brought to the development of the modern Viper vehicle. It still holds the reputation of a bad boy, but one that you can take home and marry.
So what we get with a 2016 Dodge Viper update is a look that has remained menacing. The muscular additions and air vents that have been included to the outer part of the design are more than welcoming for the car. The combination of a largely enhanced and much more comfortable vehicle has also brought to the evolution of the car. A mean look and comfy inside is what the newest Viper gets and through this review you will be able to find out all the necessary information that you need about the car.
2016 Dodge Viper exterior
The newest Dodge Viper vehicle retains the most characteristic looks that it has ever held. Although the vehicle has been largely updated, it still holds many similarities to the base model that was released back in the 80s. The original Viper was offered first as a concept car and its first task was to battle its rival of the time, the Shelby Cobra car. Since then the car has managed to change its shape a few times and to be remodeled, but it still stands true to the original concept that was used some time ago. No matter how you view the new car or from which angle you look at it, it is still a Viper and it will always remain one. Its styling cues will always be kept somewhere inside the design and it is something that the Viper vehicles are known for.
The car retains its swoopy and curvy look with an angular design. The fenders are designed to swell around the wheels and the hood is long and positioned low as always. The roof is slightly bulbous and this time there will be no convertible option, at least not yet. Some past models always had a convertible offered as well but this time Dodge has decided not to release one at lease not with the base model. Maybe we get to see one depending on the popularity of this one. The bottom line is that all the additions and perspectives of the car are pitch-perfect as the car remains a muscular and an aggressive one in the spirit of a Viper design.
On the inside, there is an apparent upgrade. With the past Dodge Viper vehicle we have not seen so much perspective and useful amenities issued. The 2016 version of the Viper will be a comfortable setting and one with upgraded technology and features. For instance, inside the GT and GTS models you will see and enhanced comfort which has been issued with the addition of some Nappa leather and Alcantara inserts which give a more classy and luxurious look to the car and, more importantly, feel of the car.
The new race inspired shape of the cabin is a welcomed addition to the inside and uses the metal-finish trim and available carbon fiber accents to its advantage. It inspires a very pleasant look of the car which still holds the atmosphere of a traditional Viper but does so with the added luxury and classiness which was not present before. The previous vehicles could have been described as being just-above-kit-car on the inside, but this time we can say with confidence that the vehicle is handsome and even beautiful on the inside. This inclusion is sure to attract new fans and more audience to the label.
The engine, or as some would say the most important part of a car, remains the same as the one previously used in the Dodge Viper car. The 2016 model carries over the 8.4-liter V-10 engine with an output of 645 hp net. It combines with the still present Tremec six-speed manual transmission and include a rear-wheel drive. This also enables the car to reach 600 pound-feet of torque as well. The performance is what will get you excited the most as the newest Viper can shuttle from 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds flat. The top speed can reach somewhere around 177 to 206 mph, and actually depends on how much aero is added. There are some minor differences in trim levels, as the GT, GTC and GTS models get adaptive dampers while the ACR gets a Bilstein coil-over racing shocks; carbon-ceramic brakes.
Price and release date
The release date of the car has been set for the next year. It is still not concluded when exactly but we assume that it will be available come first quarter of 2016. The 2016 Dodge Viper will cost quiet a nifty penny as its base MSRP is 87,895 USD. Larger trim levels come at 95,895 USD for the GTC, 107,995 USD for the GTS version and 118,795 USD for the highest ACR coupe.