Posts Tagged ‘viper’

Der Geiger – Boss of Big Blocks


Der Geiger–Boss of Big Blocks“Geiger – Boss of Big Blocks” – The name is the game in this latest series of the popular TV channel DMAX. Starting on 24th August, four whole episodes will be devoted to telling the story of Munich-based US car specialist

A true veteran of the US car scene, Karl Geiger gave the DMAX film crew unfettered behind the scenes access to his company, which specialises in the importation, sales and tuning of large-displacement American cars.

As the largest US auto dealer in Germany, the Shipping & Tuning portfolio of ranges from the compact Cadillac ATS through muscle car legends such as the Ford Mustang and Chevrolet Camaro, to pure bred sports cars like the Corvette and Dodge Viper, and powerful SUVs and monster pickups personified by the Cadillac Escalade and Ford F-150 Raptor.

Dodge Viper ACR Customization Program with New Matte-Finish Paint Option


2016 Dodge Viper ACR Matte Exterior Front AngleBeginning with the 2016 model year production, Dodge will offer matte-finish exterior paint across the color palette making the Viper available in more than 50 million unique configurations, made up from the more than 16,000 unique paint color options and more than 48,000 unique stripe combinations.

“The Anodized Carbon Viper was the first-ever use of this unique metallic matte exterior color by FCA and helped further the trend in automotive matte finish exteriors from the factory,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT brands, FCA US.

The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR is Equipped with Bespoke Kumho Tyres


2016 Kumho Dodge Viper ACR WheelsThe beast is back! On May 9 Dodge unveiled the latest, and without doubt greatest, Viper ACR – a hand-built street-legal race car that will be available for sale in the US from September of this year. Said Dodge’s Tim Kuniskis: “Our aim is to arm our enthusiasts with the ultimate Viper track car that will dominate road courses around the world.” To achieve this, the company has endowed the 2016 model year Dodge with significant aerodynamic and suspension upgrades, new carbon ceramic brakes with six-pot calipers, and Kumho ultra-high-performance tyres complete with ACR logo embossed on the sidewall.

Dodge Viper GTC Customizer


Dodge Viper GTC customizer SideFor enthusiasts ready to buy and for those who just want to dream, the Dodge brand is launching its new Dodge Viper GTC Customizer, available at The Viper GTC Customizer offers Viper lovers of all stripes the chance to design their personalized version of the only hand-built performance supercar.

The Dodge Viper GTC Customizer lets enthusiasts create their own virtual-reality vision of the Dodge Viper through dynamic elements that deliver a unique online design experience.

New Dodge Viper Documentary Captures Hand-built Craftsmanship and Passion in Every Dodge Viper [VIDEO]


2015 Dodge ViperA new 22-minute documentary, “Viper: DNA of a Supercar,” launched today by Dodge showcases how the Dodge Viper is created like no other car – with passion driving every ounce of design origin, attention to detail and meticulous handcrafting.

“The Dodge Viper is a precision-handcrafted machine expressively built to stimulate all the senses of an enthusiast’s soul,” said Tim Kuniskis, President and CEO, Dodge and SRT, FCA North America. “It’s not widely known what it takes to create this supercar, including the 140 to 160 hours to hand paint each Viper, so we produced the film to show what sets the Viper apart from everything else in its segment.”

2015.5 Dodge Viper SRT GTS


2015.5 Dodge Viper SRT GTS SideDodge Viper sales have been on a run since the brand repositioned the limited-production hand-built super car in September, and Dodge is building on the momentum, opening the system for dealers to place sold customer orders of the newly equipped 2015.5 Dodge Viper GTS and TA 2.0 Special Edition, which join the SRT and GT models in the Viper lineup.

2014 SRT Viper TA – Ready to Attack Any Road Course


Configured in-house by the Chrysler Group’s SRT (Street and Racing Technology) team in collaboration with professional road racers, the exclusive, street-legal and single-spec 2014 SRT Viper TA (Time Attack) package is specifically built for the performance enthusiast driver who likes to exercise their machines at the more than 150 road-race courses around North America.

Less than one year since the long-awaited world debut of the new 2013 SRT Viper at the New York International Auto Show, the 2014 SRT Viper TA is set to make its public debut on March 27, 2013 on the same show floor at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City.

Dodge Charger Juiced Concept V10


Dodge Charger Juiced Concept V10 - Muscle Cars BlogThis year’s edition of SEMA will feature the usual slew of over-the-top, modified cars with all sorts of wild mods, ranging from crazy paint finishes and liveries, to engine swaps and mechanical modifications – all appreciated in their own way, and by a distinct crowd.

One of the real expected crowd-pullers is this, the Dodge Charger Juiced concept. It features a plain paint finish, with some plain wheels, and a plain and subtle body kit, and that’s about it. However, as it is most often the case, it’s what you don’t see that really makes a difference, and in this case, a very big difference – 8.4-liters-worth to be precise. Read more and see the gallery!

1971 Plymouth Viper Custom Cuda Convertible 8.0 Liter Viper V10 6 Speed


1971 Plymouth Viper Custom Cuda Convertible 8.0 Liter Viper V10 6 Speed - Muscle Cars BlogThe 1971 Plymouth Viper Custom Cuda is one-of-a-kind thanks to Time Machines.  Here are the details:

Engine swaps have been around from the earliest days of motoring. More sophisticated hot rodders pioneered chassis swaps to get more performance and less weight. But rare is the car that can so seamlessly blend two completely different vehicles as seamlessly as this 1971 Plymouth Barracuda convertible. You see, that body is just an illusion, because underneath it’s a 2001 Dodge Viper, complete with a thundering 450 horsepower V10, 6-speed manual transmission, and fully independent suspension. What’s truly exceptional, however, is how beautifully built the entire car is, and the engineering required is truly mind-boggling. Why, just for starters, note that it’s now a two-seater, just like the Viper, although the proportions of the ‘Cuda body remain unchanged. How cool is that? Read more to find out and check out the large gallery!

Dodge Challenger SRT8 ACR goes to 2011 SEMA Show


Dodge Challenger SRT8 ACR goest to 2011 SEMA Show - Muscle Cars BlogOne of the sweetest pieces of motorized candy that will be served at this year’s edition of SEMA will be the Dodge Challenger SRT8 ACR, a vehicle that will follow the recipe of the Nurburgring record-setting Viper SRT10 ACR.

The vehicle’s long list of performance mods starts with a Mopar coil-over suspension, a short-throw shifter, front and rear strut tower braces, lightweight alloy rims with Goodyear F1 Supercar tires, carbon fiber hood and boot lid, as well as certain engine goodies, such as a cat back exhaust. Read more!