The Dodge Viper is a magical piece of track-record-annihilating, tire-smoking, loudballs V10 kit, so we’re always disappointed to hear that the most gloriously old-school and rowdy of mainstream supercars doesn’t sell well. That is, unless it’s dying in 2017. All of Dodge’s 25th Anniversary Vipers already sold out.
As we get ready to say goodbye to the Dodge Viper (again), it’s fun to remember that the original 1989 concept had a V8 instead of a V10.
For anyone who’s ever surveyed their Viper and wished that it just looked a bit more ostentatious, Dodge has an answer. To celebrate the big and nasty car’s 25th anniversary, and probably its final year, the company will produce the Viper Snakeskin Edition GTC. According to Allpar.com and confirmed by Fiat Chrysler…
I don’t know much about Texas apart from the fact that it’s 7.5 times the size of Hungary and people there like red meat just as much as we do. Still, this 8 MPG 2005 Dodge Ram SRT-10 Quad Cab running on 24-inch wheels sounds about the most Texan thing ever.
Code Brown: medical lingo spoken to indicate a release of fecal matter on oneself, usually in high stress situations. Situations like this lucky Dodge Viper getting within millimeters of annihilation in the form of a drag strip wall.
We all love to dream. It’s what keeps us getting up at the crack of dammit and working until we’re too old to care. However, some dreams—like owning a 500 horsepower iconic American supercar—are delightfully within reach. If you think the Mazda Miata is good weekend car for the money, get a load of this.
I’m speechless. I have no words. This is the single greatest livery ever put on a race car, or any car for that matter. Better yet, on Riley Motorsports’ rowdy Dodge Viper GT3-R at the 24 Hours of Daytona. I mean, this is just the best thing to happen to cars. Ever. Look at it. LOOK AT IT.
It seemed pretty clear back in October that the not-SRT Dodge Viper updated in 2015 would be discontinued in 2017 as revealed in the new FCA union contract. Dead. Gone. Kaput. Wiped. Depressing. Depreciating. But now, like any good spin master, FCA CEO Sergio Marchionne says the status of the Viper isn’t definite, yet.
The Dodge Viper will rip your face off and then laugh at you for having the audacity to even look at it. What do you need to know before you buy a Dodge Viper? Don’t worry, we’ll tell you everything right here in the Ultimate Buyer’s Guide.
The snarling, brutal, uncompromising fury of the current Dodge Viper makes it one of our favorite sports cars currently on the market. Unfortunately, the market has not been kind to the Viper. In news that’s probably not a shock to anyone, the snake could bow out in 2017—with no replacement in sight.
Wayne and D’Ann Rauh just collected two customized Dodge Viper GTCs from the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant, bringing their total collection to a whopping 79 Vipers. Only in Texas.
The torque. The wing. The downforce. It’s all there, and it’s all on video.
Not sure if this is bravery or idiocy.
[Of course there’s somebody racing an old Viper at the ‘Ring! Team Titus Dittmann entered the N24 last year too, and it’s sehr gut to see those side pipes back. Photo credit: Máté Petrány/Jalopnik.]
“The Dodge Viper just isn’t hardcore and insane enough for me,” said no one ever. Here to address no one ever’s concerns is the new 2016 Dodge Viper ACR, the fastest, most track-capable street legal Viper ever.