Farewell Dear Viper! The last one left factory

July 6, 2010 at 9:27 am

Dodge finalized the production of the current generation Viper by celebrating the production of the very last model at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit. This last hurrah is a very spacial model, an ultimate Viper as they call it, and it was ordered and personalized by a woman who is possibly the most loyal Viper customer ever! D’Ann Rauh and her husband have a collection of over 40 Vipers. Special features of this model include this not-so-good golden paint job garnished with custom-painted copper stripes applied by Prefix and five-spoke forged-aluminum wheels custom painted in dark graphite. The interior too gets a special leather treatment. So the Viper is gone forever! Don’t despair though, because an all-new model [...]

Special Edition Dodge Vipers For Top Dealers

June 11, 2010 at 8:54 am

Dodge has come up with a new marketing plan for the last bunch of Vipers they are going to produce, before it’s axed forever. It’s called the Dealer Exclusive Program. Each of Dodge dealers who sell a certain amount of Vipers will qualify to enter this program in which they can design highly bespoke special editions of the 2010 Viper for their loyal customers! Here’s a trio of models designed based on this plan, and they include the Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR Roadster, developed specifically with Woodhouse Dodge in Blair, Neb., featuring a Race Yellow Clear Coat exterior with yellow driver’s stripe; the “Reverse SRT10 ACR” developed with Tomball Dodge in Tomball, Texas, featuring the reverse color combination of the [...]

Dodge Viper SRT10 Final Edition

April 8, 2010 at 5:40 pm

Dodge has officially announced that the last 50 units of the current generation Viper SRT10 will be built as special Final Edition models, to mark the end of this model’s era. The Viper Final Edition comes in three coupe, roadster and ACR (American Club Racer) variants, and feature a special graphite finish with black stripe, special badges, and bespoke number plaque inside. The power comes form the same 600 hp 8.4 liter V10 engine. The new generation Viper will be introduced some time next year. Further Readings: Dodge Charger SRT8 Dodge Dakota Laramie

Dodge Challenger Dragster

February 24, 2010 at 7:57 pm

Mopar announced their new programs for a new Challenger dragster called the Dodge Challenger Drag Pak, which will go on sale from Summer 2010 for $39,999. This model is based on the 2010 Dodge Challenger SRT8 and finished in a Stock Eliminator configuration. It’s powered by a 6.1 liter HEMI V8 engine and has been on a hard diet to loose as much as 1000 lbs than the standard. It’s unique drag-race components including: composite lift-off hood with functional scoop, Dodge Viper-style front seats, polycarbonate door windows, a light-weight cooling module with electric fan, manual rack-and-pinion steering, a special cable-operated deck-lid release, special light-weight front-brake assemblies and special cable-operated throttle linkage and pedal assembly. The Challenger drag Pak commemorates the [...]

Dodge Challenger Furious Fuchsia

February 8, 2010 at 8:27 pm

As a kind of tribute to the forty years old Dodge Challenger, the company is releasing to limited Furious Fuchsia editions for R/T and SRT8 variants. Furious Fuchsia treatment is mostly visual and includes Pearl Coat exterior paint and all-new Pearl White leather performance seats with Dark Slate Gray and Furious Fuchsia French-seamed stitching as a factory-installed option for the R/T, while the SRT8 gets all-new Pearl White leather SRT performance seats with Furious Fuchsia accented stripe, unique 20-inch SRT forged-aluminum wheels with Satin Black accents, serialized dash plaque indicating the limited production series of 400 and retro-inspired chromed quad-exhaust tips. The performance-related upgrades include the performance-minded Track Pak with precision-shift “pistol-grip” shifter, anti-spin 3.92 differential and a performance-tuned dual [...]