Viper ACR-X Tears It Up at Winterfest

Not all of us are lucky enough to own a track-spec Viper. So, while our hearts (and our right feet) may pine for a screaming V10 pumping out enough horsepower to peel the skin off our faces, our rational minds know better. As much as we may wish it otherwise, a high-res screensaver is the closest we’re likely to come to experiencing the track-pounding fury of the Dodge Viper ACR-X, which means we’re forced to live vicariously through the lucky stiffs over at…

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Viper ACR-X Tears It Up at Winterfest

This Week From The Archives: Viper Makes Its First Strike

This week from the archives, we’re taking you back to one of the most important moments in Dodge history: the birth of the Viper.


Before the sinister snake hit the production circuit in 1992, it debuted at the 1989 North American International Auto Show as a purely conceptual roadster. At the time of the unveiling, Dodge had no intention of bringing the Viper R/T 10 concept to production, but the immediately favorable response it received from both the media and…

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This Week From The Archives: Viper Makes Its First Strike

The Viper ACR-X Drops Jaws at Sebring

Last weekend marked the annual Winterfest at Sebring Raceway and with it, the first public racing appearance of the 2010 Viper SRT10 ACR-X. Not content to sit on the sidelines getting drooled over, the race-ready Viper saw action during several of the event’s Enduro races. Driver Kuno Wittmer had the ACR-X’s rotors glowing on several night sessions, setting some of the fastest Viper laps of the weekend (around 2:09) in what was simply deemed a “test and tune” weekend for the team.

The event, which saw an impressive 380-car attendance…

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The Viper ACR-X Drops Jaws at Sebring