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By Patrick Rall on September 13, 2013 - 2:42PM
Chrysler announced a few weeks ago that the 2014 SRT Viper would be receiving some new standard features and a new, larger price but the company has now announced that the new model year Viper will also get a few new exterior colors options and a new drive mode to make the Mopar supercar more capable in questionable conditions.
By Patrick Rall on September 11, 2013 - 4:05PM
We brought you the news roughly a month ago about the 2014 SRT Viper pricing increases and with pricing becoming available online for the entire SRT lineup as well as the full 2014 Jeep lineup – it looks like many Chrysler Group products will cost more for 2014 than comparable models in 2013.
By Patrick Rall on September 6, 2013 - 3:46PM
The Chrysler Group has announced the details for the 2014 Dodge Challenger and while there are no major changes for the new model year – the overall performance of the Challenger lineup is improved with a new Launch Control system for the SRT models along with new optional handling packages for those cars with the Pentastar V6.
By Patrick Rall on August 30, 2013 - 2:40PM
Today at the Chengdu Motor Show in China, the Chrysler Group introduced the new 3.0L Pentastar V6 that is headed for the 2014 Jeep lineup and with the debut of this new engine – all Chrysler V6 powered vehicles in the world are packing Pentastar power.
By Patrick Rall on August 29, 2013 - 5:17PM
Fresh off of their big first win since returning to the world of endurance racing, the SRT Viper GTS-R race teams will take to the street course of the Grand Prix of Baltimore this weekend where the SRT brand will serve as the main sponsor for the event.
By Patrick Rall on August 27, 2013 - 10:51AM
While Mopar lovers eagerly await the arrival of the rumored “Hellcat” Hemi powered Dodge Challenger that is expected to offer somewhere in the area of 640 horsepower - Hennessey Performance has put together a new package for the Dodge Challenger SRT8 that provides enough power for the brawny muscle car to take down the likes of the Chevrolet Camaro least in a straight line.
By Patrick Rall on August 13, 2013 - 1:40PM
While it came much later than company executives would have hoped, the new SRT Viper GTS-R racing program scored their first win this past weekend at Road America in the American LeMans Series.
By Patrick Rall on August 12, 2013 - 2:48PM
The Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology group has announced the 2014 SRT Viper pricing and the second model year of the new generation Mopar supercar will cost buyers $2,000 more than the 2013 – now bringing the base price of the Viper over the $100,000 figure when you factor in the gas guzzler tax.
By Denis Flierl on June 21, 2013 - 11:30AM
The new SRT Viper GT3-R is the ultimate Viper and ready for weekend warriors to take to the track. But can you afford its hot price tag?
By Patrick Rall on June 17, 2013 - 1:09PM
This past weekend, the Chrysler Group launched the first advertising campaign specifically for the SRT Brand and in fine “go big or go home” fashion – the Street and Racing Technology division hit the airwaves with four versions of the same commercial.
By Denis Flierl on May 31, 2013 - 10:32AM
Hennessey Performance has taken the 2013 SRT Viper and given it an extra shot of venom. What did the Texas performance shop do to increase hp and torque?
By Patrick Rall on May 28, 2013 - 5:39PM
According to the Mopar gurus at Allpar, the production run of the 2014 SRT Viper will begin in July 2013 with bigger numbers than originally planned and a variety of new colors (and deleted colors).
By Patrick Rall on May 21, 2013 - 1:55PM
While the Chrysler Group has been very quiet about the next generation Dodge Challenger, inside information indicates that the newest version of the brawny Mopar muscle car will be powered by a new supercharged Hemi currently code named the “Hellcat” – with the rumored output reaching as high as 640 horsepower.
By Patrick Rall on May 1, 2013 - 5:58PM
After receiving two reports of rear suspension system failures that lead to crashes in the Dodge Viper, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of some 2,500 units of the all American supercar – what could be the first step towards the government requiring the Chrysler Group to recall their high performance machine.
By Patrick Rall on April 23, 2013 - 12:01PM
A new video has hit the web showing a 2013 SRT Viper fitted with a set of drag radial tires and piloted by a driver with very little experience in the Viper rocketing down the quarter mile in the low 11 second range – aided by the Mopar supercar’s new launch control system.
By Patrick Rall on April 22, 2013 - 2:18PM
Yesterday afternoon, we caught up with what appeared to be a 2014 SRT Viper GTS test mule in GTS Blue sporting some unusual round exhaust protruding through the side sills and a set of non-matching rear wheels similar to those used on the 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR - leading me to wonder if this test car might wear some of the features of the new American Club Racer Viper.
By Patrick Rall on April 19, 2013 - 6:22PM
Details have emerged on seems to be the first crash of a 2013 SRT Viper on public roads and the sight of the wrecked American supercar comes with grim news as the one car accident claimed the life of veteran Chrysler Group engineer Martin Morse.
By Patrick Rall on April 5, 2013 - 7:05PM
Today around 5pm EST, Chrysler and Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne watched his custom 2011 Dodge Challenger SRT8 392 roll onto the Barrett Jackson Auto Auction block and when the final gavel sounded – Sergio’s SRT Challenger raised $175,000 for charity.
By Patrick Rall on April 4, 2013 - 9:05PM
While sitting in on a round table discussion with the folks from Motor Trend, SRT boss Ralph Gilles offered a few bits of information on the next generation Dodge Challenger - including a 2014 New York International Auto Show debut for the redesigned Mopar muscle car.
By Patrick Rall on March 29, 2013 - 4:44PM
Almost exactly a year after the 2013 SRT Viper was introduced at the 2012 New York International Auto Show, the first batch of new Viper coupes produced are on their way to their new homes by means of Dodge dealerships all over North America – with the vast majority staying right here in the USA.
By Patrick Rall on March 28, 2013 - 10:45AM
While all of the important information on the new 2014 SRT Viper TA was introduced last week when it was announced that SRT had reclaimed their track title from the Corvette ZR1, the 2013 New York International Auto Show provides the public and the media a chance to check out the new Time Attack Viper in person – along with a new video showing the car in action at Laguna Seca Raceway.
By Patrick Rall on March 23, 2013 - 4:10PM
Today at the Spring Festival of LXs in Irvine California, Chrysler’s Street and Racing Technology group debuted their newest offering in the form of the SRT Charger 392 – a limited edition appearance package based on the high performance Charger SRT8.
By Patrick Rall on March 21, 2013 - 3:00PM
The 2014 SRT Viper TA has stormed onto the scene with improvements that make it the best performing new Viper but the new Time Attack model leaves many wondering whether the TA has been introduced instead of the American Club Racer or if the Viper TA is just the first step towards the new Viper ACR.
By Patrick Rall on March 18, 2013 - 5:12PM
We have expected for some time now that there would be a higher performance version of the new SRT Viper but today, the internet has been abuzz with the new 2013 SRT Viper TA – a special Time Attack version of the 640 horsepower Mopar supercar.
By Patrick Rall on February 25, 2013 - 6:06PM
Since the day that the 2013 SRT Viper was introduced last year, there has been speculation that a higher performance ACR model coming and while the arrival of the Viper ACR has been unofficially confirmed next year – the performance capabilities could be limited by Fiat in an effort to avoid competition between the Viper and the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta.
By Patrick Rall on February 13, 2013 - 2:11PM
The first production run of the 2013 SRT Viper is nearing an end and all 800 of the new Vipers built have been spoken for with a surprising 80% of those 2013 Viper coupes being fitted with the high performance GTS package but more importantly – SRT boss Ralph Gilles has confirmed that a convertible should be available within the next few years.
By Patrick Rall on February 7, 2013 - 1:14PM
Today’s start of the 2013 Chicago Auto Show introduced the world to the new SRT Core packages for the Dodge Challenger SRT8 and the Chrysler 300C SRT8 – a somewhat stripped out package to answer the pleas of prospective SRT buyers who want the go fast goodies but not all of the luxury that comes with all of the SRT models.