The torque. The wing. The downforce. It’s all there, and it’s all on video.
For a good 10 years, the Dodge Viper ACR was the hardest, nastiest, trackiest Viper you could track. Lighter, stiffer, and more stripped out than a normal Viper, it was a true beast. But the current-gen Viper has yet to get an American Club Racing variant — until now.
Earlier this month we brought you exclusive photos from the record-setting Dodge Viper ACR Nürburgring lap. Now we've got video. Enjoy the sounds of Mopar Nation smacking around the Corvette ZR1 and Lexus LFA with this blisteringly fast 7:12.13 "Ring Run." That's a record for any major automaker's car around the track.
Chrysler's SRT team went to the Nürburgring today with one mission — to kick the ever-living crap out of the Lexus LFA and the Corvette ZR1. They succeeded. The 2010 Dodge Viper ACR set a new major automaker production car (excluding artisanal automakers like Gumpert and Radical) record run of the Nordschleife in just…
Nürburgring track blog Bridge To Gantry took up the mantle of sorting out which street-legal production vehicle — not track-only trailer queen — holds the current lap record. Meet the new king of the 'ring, the 2009 Dodge Viper ACR.
Dodge unveiled two limited-production Viper ACRs at L.A.. One is designed to commemorate the car's recent record-breaking lap of Laguna Seca; the other is just there to remind you that the Viper has a bigger pants bulge than you do.
A guy named Ed that works for Edmunds Inside Line (we suspect nepotism) just got back from driving the 2008 Dodge Viper ACR to Bonneville. There, he discovered that driving really fast in a straight line, at least in a twitchy track special on the salt, is a lot harder than it looks. If we'd been there, we'd have told…