The Dodge Viper has been making the headlines for all the wrong reasons recently. Not that it’s going to matter from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ perspective, but as the automaker prepares to once again send the Viper into the disabled list, it wouldn’t hurt for the model to get a little bit of … read more
“Why would you want to do that?” That’s the question I was asked the most during my week with the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR. After more than a month of contemplating the answer to that question, I’m still not entirely sure. In the moment I offered up that I was on a road-trip from Los Angeles to … read more
The problems that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has had with Dodge Viper is well-documented. As it turns out, the Viper was such a problem that FCA almost sold it to a group of deep-pocketed enthusiasts a few years ago. Word of this a rather shocking revelation that comes from , which managed to talk to … read more
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