2016 Dodge Viper ACR Specs: Our Jaws Dropped When We Saw This
The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR is a street-legal racing machine that comes with bloodthirsty ambitions to be better than the Corvette Z06. And judging by the power output the 2016 Viper ACR felt behind by just five horsepower.
However, this doesn’t mean that the ACR model won’t have better performance. The automaker hasn’t revealed its specs yet, but since they made some really elaborate changes, the front-mid engine racer might be really great.
2016 Dodge Viper ACR Engine Specs
Inside the venomous performance car they installed the hand-built 8.4-liter V10 engine that delivers 645 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque. Although the figures are impressive, that’s nothing new for a Viper. But the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR got significantly better aerodynamics as well as tires and brakes.
2,200 lbs of Downforce and Other Mindblowing Features
This aerodynamics package makes insane ton of downforce when the car reaches its maximum speed – 177 miles per hour. Thanks to the great care they took about the car’s aerodynamics, the 2016 Viper ACR has adjustable rear wing, diffuser, dive planes, front splitter and a new hood. Vast use of carbon fiber helped with weight decrease. In fact, they took the weight decrease so seriously that the seats don’t have electric features, the audio system has only three speakers and even the carpet is lightweight.
Suspension, Brakes and Tires
The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR wears unique Kumho Ecsta V720 tires. The high-performance tires are designed especially for this car. And behind the 19-inch wheels, this special Viper has Carbon Ceramic Matrix 15.4-inch two-piece front rotors, 14.2-inch two-piece rear rotors and six-piston Brembo calipers on the front wheels.
The rear brakes have four-piston calipers. The car’s suspension must be equally good, so they used adjustable Bilstein racing shocks, unique race alignment and 1.4 degrees more negative camber in comparison with the base SRT version.
With all those features and perfect 50/50 weight distribution, the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR makes more than 1.5 g while sharp cornering at high speeds.
The 2016 Viper ACR comes with ‘1 on 1’ customization program. In other words, every single unit will be customized in accordance with the buyer’s preferences. There are more than 25 million combinations.
2016 Dodge Viper Release Date
This amazing car will be released in the third quarter of the year. It will be hand built in the automaker’s Detroit plant. The automaker hasn’t revealed the price of the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR, but it will be known prior to the release date.
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