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

Best in Show: The Dodge Viper!

The people have spoken, and it’s no wonder they’re singing Dodge’s praises. The 2010 Viper SRT10 was picked as Detroit News Readers’ Choice for “Best Curves” at the 2010 North American International Auto Show. With its signature crosshair grille, deep-cut side scallops, and swept-back fenders, the car is always a crowd pleaser. Thinking about getting on board? There are more than 7,600 custom configurations available to make yours stand out. Choose from 12 colors, six stripe options, five interior color combinations, four wheel sets, and three interior bezels. The…

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Best in Show: The Dodge Viper!