Category Archives: Viper

The Dodge Viper: A 90’s Supercar For Under $30,000

By   December 19, 2018

Dodge Viper

Dodge Viper

The Dodge Viper from the very beginning was an insane supercar. The first generation 1991-1995 car, thanks in part to the 400 horsepower V10, could launch from 0-60 mph in just 4.2 seconds.

The early Viper followed the model of the Shelby A/C Cobra roadster. Put a big engine in a fairly lightweight roadster (3,284 lb.) and you have a road legal rocket.

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If You Wanted A Limited-Edition Dodge Viper 25th Anniversary Special Edition You Have One More Chance

By   July 2, 2016

Dodge Viper Special Edition

Dodge Viper 25th Anniversary Special Editions

Today is the official start of the 4th of July holiday weekend here in the United States. As our nation prepares to celebrate their independence we will also be saying goodby to an American icon this year.

The Dodge Viper has been with us for 25 years now, but unfortunately it is the end of the line. Many factors have gone into the decision by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) to end production and a large part of us will miss the insane performance machine.

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The Sports Car Guy’s Awards: American Sports Car of the Year

By   December 16, 2015

Dodge Viper ACR, Chevy Corvette Z06

American Sports Car of the Year Nominees

The United States does a lot of things well. What our country doesn’t often do well is make a true sports car. In fact there are only two major production models that really fit the category, the Chevrolet Corvette and the Dodge Viper.

It is then a no brainier that the two performance machines are our nominees for American Sports Car of the Year. But which of the two will take the award?

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The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR Sets 13 Lap Records And Bests The Porsche 918 Spyder

By   November 9, 2015

Dodge Viper ACR

Dodge Viper ACR

The Dodge Viper ACR has set itself as the track king in North America. Dodge took the track focused version of the American sports car to many circuits in the United States and it came away with 13 track records.

Laguna Seca may be the most impressive of the records. In managing to achieve the lap record the 645 horsepower V10 powered ACR was over one second better than the 887 horsepower Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar. That is the same car that owns the production car lap record at the Nurburgring (Interesting enough both track records were set by Randy Pobst).

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