High Horses: Cars With Most Power

Dodge Viper SRT
MSRP: $89,995
Horsepower: 645
A true American supercar, the Viper has always been for the pure enthusiast willing to sacrifice some utility and comfort for superior performance. Although early Viper adopters had to give up more than those buying the current version — which has comfortable leather-trimmed racing seats, premium materials throughout and (for those who are not professional race drivers) stability and traction control. The Viper has been powered by a V10 engine ever since it was introduced for the 1992 model year, and the current 10-cylinder powerplant puts out more venom than ever before. The handcrafted, all-aluminum 8.4-liter V10 creates 645 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque — the most from any naturally-aspirated sports car engine in the world. Sixty mph comes up from a standstill in just over 3 seconds, and top speed is in excess of 200 mph. The Viper can do more than just go fast in a straight line —- in fact, the Viper ACR has managed to set lap records at more than a dozen racetracks across the country.

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