Dodge has announced that new trim add-on’s will be available on a new 2018 Dodge Viper Roadster. Couple of new trim models are announced the one is a new GT and the second is a TA 2.0 Special Edition. However they announced that they will add a modest 5 horsepower, price will be significantly lower and the EPA’s highway rating will slightly to up. This car will be basically the same as the Viper but it will be without roof and it will be replaced with a soft top which will be hidden fully.
The exterior of the new 2018 Dodge Viper Roadster will remain pretty much unchanged but it will surely have some updates on the exterior as well as on the interior. The change which is the most eye catching is a convertible soft top classic roof.
According to some speculations and gossip that are circulating around, Dodge will be possibly involve a new platform for the Roadster.
The new 2018 Dodge Viper Roadster will certainly have the same interior and luxury as the Coupe with just a little tweaks. In fact the only change will be that on the passenger and (overall) safety will be paid more attention. The safety will be guaranteed with rollover safety cage innovation that will be popping out if it senses that the car is starting to roll over. Of course the two seats will be coated in soft leather and the steering wheel will be small but very precise.
2018 Dodge Viper Roadster Engine
The 2018 Dodge Viper Roadster will be equipped with a modified version of the 8.4-Liter V10 which is putting out incredible 640 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque. This is maybe the most powerful aspirated power train in the world. This engine is couplet with a 6-speed manual gearbox which is putting all it’s power to the rear wheels. The engine is located in front-mid and therefore it have 50/50 weight allocation. This Viper Roadster also have independent suspension and Brembo brakes. The chassis will surely remain the same because the Coupe model already have all supporting elements for the convertible roof and the weight of the car will be reduced by 40% because the hard roof is not there anymore.
2018 Dodge Viper Roadster Price and Release date
It is likely that the Viper Roadster will be released in the third or fourth quart of this year. The price will be around $95,000.