When January of 2017 rolls around, the Dodge Viper will no longer be in production. I know, it’s a shame. But before it does go the way of the dodo, at least Dodge went ahead and gave the world the no-nonsense ACR we all had been longing for. The 2016 Viper ACR is not only best Viper ever, but one … read more
It’s officially called the Venom 800 and it packs 808 horsepower and 790 pound-feet of torque.
Those numbers may look eye-popping, but anybody who knows anything about Hennessey is aware that these are the kind of numbers the tuner is capable of producing. Heck, that Venom 800 program, as impressive … read more
Despite the Viper being the flagship of the Dodge brand, it’s outmuscled by the Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat when it comes to outright power.
And we’re not talking small numbers here. The Challenger and Charger SRT Hellcat each make do with 707 horsepower versus the 645 hp of the Viper, despite … read more
The thing with performance cars is that there are only very select circumstances when you can experience their full potential. The 2016 Dodge Viper with the Hennessey Venom 800 Supercharged upgrade is one such car, and this is one way to experience all that power. Even if you buy one of these beasts, … read more
Here’s one sight that will become very rare starting next year when the 2017 model year run of the supercar gets completed – a brand new Dodge Viper getting treated to a tuner’s upgrade.
Unfortunately the American automaker has decided – again – to cease the production of the Viper. But at … read more
In late June 2016, Dodge announced four special-edition versions of the Viper as part of the sports car’s 25th anniversary celebrations, which also marks the end of production after the 2017 model year. Although slow sales is one of the main reasons why Dodge is discontinuing the Viper, the brand … read more
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has confirmed it’s culling the Viper, and despite the recent ramblings of CEO Sergio Marchionne about a possible successor it looks like the 2017 model year will be the nameplate’s last.
Yes, the Viper has bowed out before. You’ll recall it skipped the 2011 … read more
The third-generation Dodge Viper was unveiled in 2012, three years after Chrysler decided to discontinue the nameplate due to serious financial problems. The new sports car arrived with a slightly more aggressive exterior design, a revised cockpit, and a more powerful 8.4-liter V-10 engine connected … read more
Aside from the Viper turning 25, this also happens to be its final year of production, making Dodge‘s announcement somewhat bittersweet.
The limited-edition models come with exclusive content to commemorate the final year of production, as well as a serialized instrument panel badge that can also be … read more
Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper.
Unfortunately, part of the festivities involve killing it.
Yes, for the second time in less than a decade, the Viper is motoring into FCA’s vault, where it was also stored from 2010 … read more