First 2013 SRT Viper brings $300K at Barrett-Jackson [Video]
On Saturday, Barrett-Jackson held their auction in Orange County, California and had some very impressive vehicles on the auction block. One of those cars was the first production 2013 SRT Viper VIN number-1 which sold for $300,000. It has become customary for carmakers to offer up the first production model of collectible cars at the famous auction, so one lucky buyer will tuck this one away for safe keeping.
The 2013 SRT Viper is one vehicle that will be worth collecting. Even though it’s a hefty price to pay, having the first production model of this supercar would make anyone proud to own. Undoubtedly the car will be put into a private collection and will increase in value. And we imagine piloting the 8.4-liter, V10-powered supercar with 640 horsepower will be worth every single penny. It would be hard to own this highly collectible beauty and not be able to drive it.
As the 640 horsepower V10 with beautiful carbon fiber bodywork drove up under the shining lights at Barrett-Jackson, bidding for the red SRT Viper rose quickly past the six figure sticker price to a quarter of a million dollars. To entice bidders to keep bidding, an SRT Track Experience and a trip to this year's Petit Le Mans were thrown in as a bonus to go with the car. THe bidding didn’t go much higher and the gavel dropped at $300,000.
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