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Dodge VIPER GTS '99
Dodge VIPER GTS '99
Appears in Gran Turismo 2 (RM)[1]
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Gran Turismo 4 Prologue
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 ST[2]
Interior in GT6 Simple[3]
Manufacturer Dodge
Displacement 7996 cc
Drivetrain FR[4]
Aspiration NA
Engine 8.0-liter Viper V10 engine
Max Power 450 BHP
Performance Points 507 PP
Max Torque 489.6 ft-lb
Weight 1,569 kilograms (3,460 lb)

The Dodge/SRT Viper GTS '99 is a Road car produced by Dodge. It appears in all Gran Turismo games to date since Gran Turismo 2, replacing the 1996 model, a car that appeared only in the original Gran Turismo.

ColorsEdit

The player can pick three colors once they buy this car, all of which have a "Viper" prefix on it.

  • Silver Metallic with Blue Stripes
  • Red with Silver Stripes
  • Black with Silver Stripes

In-game descriptionEdit

"With its mostrous levels of power and grip, this venerable machine could arguably be called America's first supercar."

Dodge introduced the Viper concept in 1989 to an awe-struck public to show that Chrysler was capable of producing something that could dethrone the Chevrolet Corvette as America's sports car. America's supercar war was officially began in 1992 when Dodge released the 2-seat convertible to the public.

The Viper was as raw as sports car came, with a loud powerful engine and wide menacing body that reminded many of the Shelby Cobra. For some, the car was too over-the-top, and Dodge, hearing these comments, produced a fixed roof version of the Viper, called the GTS in 1996. At the same time, a race version of the GTS was also introduced, called the GTS-R. The GTS-R was created to contest that included Le Mans and the 24 Hours of Nürburgring.

The GTS didn't only get a fixed roof, but also got more power. The massive V10 under its long hood now produced 450 HP, as opposed to the 400 in the RT/10 roadster, which made the car quicker off the line.

The aerodynamic shape created by the fixed roof accounted for a better top speed, one that eclipsed the RT/10's top speed of 165 mph at 185 (184 mph). The GTS's handling was also sharper, thanks to the car's added structural rigidity. The FR (Front-engine, Rear-drive) sports-car set record-breaking slalom and skidpad records, thanks in part to its meaty tires.

The original Viper was a nostalgic and pure sports car, but the attractive fixed roof version, the GTS, catapulted the Dodge brand to supercar status.


AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can be bought in the Dodge dealership for 75,410 Credits (with Racing Modifications costing 85,000 credits). In addition, this car also appears in Arcade Mode as an unlockable S-Class Car. In order to unlock it, the player must win a race in Arcade Mode in Seattle Circuit at normal level or higher.

GT3Edit

This car can be bought in the Dodge dealerships for 78.680 Credits. The three color schemes from GT2 return in this game.

GT4Edit

This car can be bought in the Dodge Legendary Car Showroom for 78,000 Credits. The three color schemes from GT3 return in this game.

GT PSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 78,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Dodge Viper GTS '99 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 66,911 Credits. It is a Level 9 car. The three color schemes from GT4 return in this game.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 78,000 Credits. It is a simplified car. The three color schemes from GT5 return in this game. The car's name is listed as the SRT VIPER GTS '99 in this game.

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. Available to be Race Modified
  2. Appears as a Standard Car in Gran Turismo 5
  3. Appears as a simple car in Gran Turismo 6
  4. Front-Engined, Rear-Wheel Drive

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