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Cadillac XLR
2009 Cadillac XLR
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Dodge Viper Convertible
2010 Dodge Viper Convertible
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Overview

Engine
4.6-liter V8 Gas
Engine
8.4-liter V10 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 15 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 13 MPG
Hwy: 22 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
16 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³
Trunk Volume
8.4 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
4.6-liter V8 Gas
8.4-liter V10 Gas
Horsepower
320 hp @ 6400 rpm
600 hp @ 6100 rpm
Torque
310 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
560 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
39 ft
40.5 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
18" x 8"
18" x 10.0"
Rear Wheel Size
18" x 8"
19" x 13.0"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Independent
Rear Suspension
Independent
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P235/50WR18
P275/35ZR18
Rear Tire
P235/50WR18
P345/30ZR19

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
18 MPG
16 MPG
City
15 MPG
13 MPG
Highway
24 MPG
22 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
N/A
11.6 Tons/yr
EPA rating
4
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
18 gallons
16 gallons
Cruising Range City
270 miles
208 miles
Cruising Range Highway
432 miles
352 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
177.7 in
175.6 in
Height
50.4 in
47.6 in
Max Width
72.3 in
75.2 in
Front Width
62.2 in
61.6 in
Rear Width
62.2 in
60.9 in
Wheelbase
105.7 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
42.6 in
42.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
37.6 in
36.5 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
54.3 in
54.1 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,647 lbs
3,441 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
11.6 ft³
8.4 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Black Cherry, (No longer available for ordering as of December 18, 2008.)
  • Black Raven
  • Crystal Red Tintcoat
  • Elektra Blue Tintcoat
  • Gray Flannel
  • Radiant Silver
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

  • Cashmere/Ebony, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Ebony/Cashmere, Leather Seating Surfaces
  • Ebony/Ebony, Leather Seating Surfaces
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Premium Sound System
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Optional
MP3 Player
Not Available
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Not Available
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Standard
Not Available
Navigation System
Not Available
Optional
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Climate Control
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Standard
Standard
Seat Memory
Standard
Not Available
Universal Garage Door Opener
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Start
Standard
Not Available
Navigation from Telematics
Standard
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Rear Parking Aid
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
6 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 100,000 Miles
N/A
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