That the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR is an amazing, track-ready and –focused machine is not very noteworthy. The Viper’s performance cred stands out in a club’s parking lot like a lion among the wildebeests.
I’m not a “car guy.” That may sound odd coming from someone who has been racing cars for 23 years, but it’s true and I thought it would be a good place to start a story about what I think of the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR. I consider myself a racer, and there is a difference.
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.
It's a track car! No, it's street legal! Wait, it's both — it's the 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR and it'll be making its debut in just under a week at the LA Auto Show. We were going to wait until midnight tonight to show off the lighter Viper package — a package not seen for the Viper since 1999. Seriously, we were…