2005 Dodge Viper Consumer Review: Street Legal Race Car

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By Jon:M on


2005 Dodge Viper SRT-10 2dr Roadster (8.3L 10cyl 6M)


While the SRT-10 isn't nearly as
stunning as the earlier RT/10 or GTS
models, it remains true to Bob Lutz's
original concept: it is as close as you
can get to a road-course race car for
use on the street for less than six
figures. And while it isn't designed for
it, off-the-shelf quarter-mile times in
the 11's isn't too shabby, either.

Best Features

The earth-twisting torque of the giant V10 is the best feature, of course. The SRT-10 brakes are also a huge improvement over earlier models' relatively overworked braking systems.

Worst Features

The SRT-10 deserves the clamshell hood treatment of it's predecessors. Maintenance (particularly trackside) is greatly aided by the accessibility and, if necessary, the almost instant-removal design of the older clamshell hood. A return to 18" tires would help, too.
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