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The 206mph 2013 SRT Viper

2013 SRT Viper goes 206, becomes fastest American production car ever (New Images)

The production launch of the 2013 SRT Viper is getting very close and today, the Chrysler Group offered up more information (and new pictures) of their new supercar including an incredible top speed of 206 miles per hour – making the 2013 Viper the fastest normal production car from an American automaker, ever.
Jeff Dunham’s Project UltraViolet Dodge Challenger SRT8

Jeff Dunham’s Project UltraViolet Dodge Challenger SRT8 debuts at SEMA 2012

A couple weeks ago we brought you a preview video discussing the joint project between ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and Chrysler’s Mopar division but at this week’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas – show goers got a chance to check out the heavily modified Dodge Challenger dubbed Project UltraViolet in person.

Ventriloquist Jeff Dunham working on a SEMA project with Mopar

Comedian and ventriloquist Jeff Dunham is currently working on a project with the folks from Chrysler’s Mopar division to customize a 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 with a series of YouTube videos chronicling the build – and the debut of this unique Challenger named Project Ultraviolet is set for the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.
The custom "Gold Rush" 2013 SRT Viper GTS from Forza Horizon

Free Forza Horizon demo goes live with the 2013 Viper, Evo X

Early this morning, the first playable demo for the new (highly anticipated) racing simulator Forza Horizon arrived in the Xbox Live Marketplace, offering gamers their first experience racing in the open world, at night and on dirt in a Forza series game with the first drivable cars being the 2013 SRT Viper GTS and the Mitsubishi Evolution X.
The 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth

Chrysler posts 30th straight month of growth in September 2012, leads the Detroit 3

The Chrysler Group continued its incredible climb from the grip of bankruptcy in September 2012, posting the 30th straight month where they have posted a year over year improvement in sales figures thanks to a combination of continued improvement in the American auto industry and a lineup that keeps adding popular new models.
The 2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X

Forza Horizon demo to arrive on October 9th - video, early car list within

The debut of the long awaited open road driving simulator Forza Horizon is still three weeks away but the folks at Turn 10 announced today that the first playable demo of Forza Horizon will be available in the Xbox Live Marketplace next Tuesday (October 9th) – offering gamers their first chance to experience the game that is expected to set the new standard for driving simulators.
The 2013 Hennessey Viper Venom 1000 Twin Turbo

The 2013 Viper-based Hennessey Venom 1000 Twin Turbo packs 1,100+hp

The folks from Hennessey Performance have a long history of building ultra high performance versions of the Dodge Viper that bear the “Venom” name but with the introduction of the 2013 Hennessey Venom 700R and Venom 1000 Twin Turbo – the Texas supercar tuning company has raised the bar for the 2013 SRT Viper aftermarket.
The 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition to cost nearly $150k before markup

The recent pricing announcement for the 2013 SRT Viper and SRT Viper GTS including all of the options revealed a great deal about the new Mopar supercar but skimmed over by many was the fact that the limited production Launch Edition version of the 2013 SRT Viper GTS will cost buyers somewhere in the range of $150,000.
The 2013 SRT Viper GTS

Dealer associations questioning legality of $25k fee for 2013 SRT Viper

A memo came across my desk this morning that revealed that some state Dealers Associations are reaching out to Chrysler Group dealerships around their state, asking dealership owners for their opinion on the $25,000 fee being demanded by the Chrysler Group in order to earn the right to sell the new 2013 SRT Viper – claiming that these financial requirements could violate state franchise laws.
The 2013 SRT Viper GTS from the front

2013 SRT Viper dealer allocation to be more exclusive than expected

TorqueNews reported a few weeks ago that when the 2013 SRT Viper begins hitting dealers, only 1 in 5 American Chrysler Group dealerships will earn the right to sell the new supercar but new information indicates that the number will actually be much lower – with as few as 100 of the 2,300 US dealerships offering the new Viper.
The nose of the 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

New, more complete details on the 2013 SRT Viper revealed

The 2013 SRT Viper is within a few months of entering the first phase of production but the newest (and possibly the most complete) details on the new Mopar supercar have come to us via the devout Chrysler Group enthusiasts at Allpar.com – including more details on the color choices, interior options and package details.
The 2013 SRT Viper

2013 SRT Viper official pricing announced - starting $15k less than the Corvette ZR1

The Chrysler Group has announced the pricing for the 2013 SRT Viper and the 2013 SRT Viper GTS with a starting price for the “base model” SRT Viper of $97,395 while the higher performance SRT Viper GTS carries a starting price of $120,395 – neither of which includes the $1,995 destination fee.
The 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R in Forza 4

2013 SRT Viper GTS-R comes to Forza Motorsport 4!

When the 2013 SRT Viper pack arrived in Forza Motorsport 4 a few months back, we were more than a little surprised that the race-ready Viper GTS-R was not included but Mopar gaming enthusiasts are about to jump for joy as not one – but two examples of the 2013 Viper GTS-R are available in the September Pennzoil Car Pack for FM4.
Two 2012 Fiat 500 Abarth coupes

August 2012 proves positive for Chrysler as they lead the Big 3 in growth

August 2012 was a good month for the Chrysler Group with an improvement of 14% marking the 29th consecutive month of year over year gains thanks to all five of the Group brands posting positive gains – helping the smallest of the Detroit automakers to post its best August since 2007 while leading the Big 3 in sales growth.
A close up of the front end of the 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

The 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition packs old school awesomeness (Updated)

The Chrysler Group announced today that they will introduce the new 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in Monterey California – fitted with the same blue and white paint scheme that has adorned the launch models of the previous generation Viper coupes.
The side of the rear wing on the #91 2013 Viper GTS-R

Chrysler's SRT brand becomes the title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Baltimore

The Chrysler Group’s high performance Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand continues to make sure that their presence is known in the motorsports world as the American LeMans Series has announced that the Grand Prix of Baltimore will be presented by SRT and the ALMS stop in Baltimore in September will be named the Baltimore Sports Car Challenger Presented by SRT.
The #93 Viper GTS-R ahead of a Compuware Corvette ZR1.

The 2013 SRT Viper GTSR teams struggle in debut, will race again in two weeks

Saturday afternoon brought about the debut of the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R race car in the American LeMans Series in Mid Ohio and while their 10th and 12th place finishes are a far cry from the win collected when the original GTS-R debut in the 90s – Team SRT is happy with the performance of their brand new race cars and they will make their next attempt in two weeks at Road America.
The new 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R

Engine problems slow things for the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R race debut

Today began Day Two for the new SRT race program featuring the 2013 Viper GTS-R and while Day One brought a disappointing set of slower lap times – today brought about a much more serious problem as the #91 Viper ran into engine problems during the first practice session that kept them out of qualifying.
The 2013 ALMS SRT Viper GTS-R Race Cars

The driver roster has been set for the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R ALMS debut

TorqueNews recently brought you the news that the 2013 SRT Viper GTS-R would make its return to racing at the American LeMans Series event on August 4th at the Mid Ohio Sports Car Course and today we have a full look at the four drivers who will help reintroduce the Viper to endurance racing.

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