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1977 Chevrolet Citation vs. 2000 Dodge Viper

To start off, 2000 Dodge Viper is newer by 23 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 1977 Chevrolet Citation. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 1977 Chevrolet Citation would be higher. At 8,521 cc (10 cylinders), 2000 Dodge Viper is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2000 Dodge Viper weights approximately 464 kg more than 1977 Chevrolet Citation.

Because 2000 Dodge Viper is rear wheel drive (RWD), it offers better handling in dry conditions; in addition, if you are looking to drift, it will be much easier to do with 2000 Dodge Viper. However, in wet, icy, snow, or gravel driving conditions, 1977 Chevrolet Citation, being front wheel drive (FWD), will offer much better control with better grip. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control.

Compare all specifications:

1977 Chevrolet Citation 2000 Dodge Viper
Make Chevrolet Dodge
Model Citation Viper
Year Released 1977 2000
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 2835 cc 8521 cc
Engine Cylinders 6 cylinders 10 cylinders
Engine Type V V
Horse Power 0 HP 777 HP
Fuel Type Gasoline Gasoline
Drive Type Front Rear
Vehicle Weight 1150 kg 1614 kg
Vehicle Length 4490 mm 4490 mm
Wheelbase Size 2670 mm 2450 mm


 

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