Contrary to popular expectations, the Dodge Company is releasing another Dodge Viper model, the 2018 Dodge Viper. A classic supercar trying to find its place in the super competitive market. The Dodge Viper model which was introduced in 1992 has had its share of glory over the years. Although it’s no Ferrari or Lamborghini, it however shares a space among the top supercars of the world.
There have been mixed feelings about the 2018 Dodge Viper. It is passived by many as a retro, some seem to think it would be a disaster. There are rumors about low funding and ancient engine crossovers. Some even think the Dodge managers are having doubts and that the car might not see the light of the day. The reality of this loud super car remains a mystery. However, whatever the outcome maybe, the Dodge Viper models has always proven to be up to the task, they’ve always managed to hold their heads above water. They have had a spectacular run over the years and the 2018 Dodge Viper wouldn’t be any different.
Concurrent Redesigns and Changes of the 2018 Dodge Viper
The Dodge Viper model is a very aggressive car and it looks every bit a sports car, it would be very difficult to upgrade from such a purposeful look. But there is a good chance that a rework might occur at the bumper and grill. Aside that, the component design of the 2018 Dodge Viper rarely reflects any changes. The gigantic truck engine still remains like its former self, accommodating similar engines from previous version.
Although there are rumors that the 2018 fast car model seem to be lighter than the previous version, a change that would help enhance the speed of the sporty car. The 2018 Dodge Viper which is built for two passengers, seems to have increase its head and leg room. Its comfortably status has increased, thereby putting a stop to the complains of inducing fatigue to drivers after long trips. But it is of my opinion that since the company worked with extremely low budget, there wouldn’t be much changes to the design. A design they have managed since 2013, when the latest version of the Dodge Viper came out.
However, it is important to note that although the design might be pedestrian, it’s still very much amazing and can compete in any circle. Since the 2018 model might be the last, the trending notion is that the company would release many limited edition models.
2018 Dodge Viper Exterior Features
Although most conclusions are based on rumors and speculations, spy shots have provided some minute information into the nature of the 2018 Dodge Viper exterior. New spoiler and carbon fiber wings in the rear are intended to generate more downforce. Like every other car built for speed, only so much can be done about their body as the manufacturer have to follow some set of rules. Yes, sure, they can implement little changes in the front and rear fascia. However, the car is expected to look and feel sporty, aggressive and elegant like the case of the 2018 Dodge Viper.
Interior Bliss of the New Dodge Viper
The few pictures going around reviews the Interior state of the 2018 Dodge Viper. A reality that shows almost no improvement from the previous version. It is however important to note that it is a fast car, made mainly for speed, therefore emphases are laid on extreme weight reduction of the car. Thus, only absolutely important gadgets are fit into the 2018 Viper. Having said that, the low budget also assumes some responsibility since enough fund wasn’t available to experiment on grand breaking ideas for the interior redesign.
But despite all these disappointments, the sleek car manages to provide us with seats, covered with costly Alcantara cowhide, an amazing projection. The spacious cabin is of great advantage to the passengers. U – Connect Infotainment, premium audio, navigation and a bunch of other mind blowing gears are also available. Fans are holding on to faith, seriously hoping that an Apple Car Play and Android Auto would be included in the provided interior technology. There are also few safety features available. The lane assist and blind spot monitoring are just a few at the top of my head. I think the interior attributes of the 2018 Dodge Viper is absolutely incredible, don’t you feel so too?
Engine and Specs of the 2018 Dodge Viper
There are rumors that Dodge would try to introduce an updated aerodynamics. Although, it’s not like an engine with a top speed of over 200 miles per hour really does need a good aero package to keep it grounded. Rumors talk about two new motors been fitted into the new Viper. A 6.2 liter V8 that produces 550 mph and 575 pound – feet of torque and the V10, capable of pushing the Viper from 0 to 60 in just three seconds. Spy shots shows that the supercar adopts a manual six – speed gearbox. An improvement which tips the scales at 1509 kg having let go of 100 kg in contrast with prior model.
According to the available engine pictures, it is safe to assume that the 2018 Dodge Viper added some minor changes to their already awesome engine model. At this point, an overwhelming 8.4 liter, all-aluminum V10 engine. It comes with a total 640 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque. An engine that has been described by many as “amazing”. It also comes in pair with 6-speed manual transmission. However, the performance rarely differs from the previous model, it goes from 0 to 60 in 3.8 seconds, while 100mph reaches in just 7.5 seconds. It has a top speed of over 200 miles per hour.
The insane engine have proven to be a game changer for the Dodge, keeping rivers on their toes. The Dodge is said to be one of the fastest car on the circuit. The carbon-clay brakes and original tires by Kumho have been contributing components to this fact.
2018 Dodge Viper Release Date
The Dodge Company have not released any specific date for the 2018 Dodge Viper. However, there are words flying around that the next generation Dodge Viper is going to hit the market towards the end of the year or early next year. Although several concerns have been expressed by car enthusiast about the future of the Dodge Viper. Some even think the 2018 Dodge Viper wouldn’t see the light of day. Fingers crossed, we are expecting the legendary supercar to surface amidst all doubts.
Price Release for the 2018 Dodge Viper
There are no official release about the price of the 2018 Dodge Viper. But a proper guess would be between $90,000 to $120,000. Moreover, the fact that Dodge dropped the price of the previous Dodge Viper model in 2015, an excessive hype is unexpected. In my opinion, $120,000 isn’t too much for a car like the next Dodge Viper.
Like I earlier stated, the Dodge Viper model has got its challenges but it’s a big car and can handle every throne on its side. The 2018 Viper is going to be ruthless, lacing the tiled road with its venom.
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