FrontRunners: SRT Viper

Packing more horsepower than any previous Viper—or any other SRT production model—the 2013 SRT Viper ( will arrive in showrooms later this year following the model’s two-year production hiatus. During the interim, Chrysler rebranded the sports car, dropping Dodge in favor of SRT, for Street & Racing Technology, the carmaker’s high-performance division. This, the fifth […]

Viper’s Final Bite

After 18 years and more than 25,000 cars on the road, the Dodge Viper is on the brink of extinction. 2010 will be the final model year for this ultra-potent muscle car, but it is not going away quietly. Last year, the Dodge Viper ACR set the Nürburgring production car lap record with a time […]

Car of the Year 2006: Dodge Viper SRT-10 Coupe

Like its poor reptilian namesake, the Dodge Viper is a misunderstood creature. Regarded by most of the judges as a brute beast lacking the manners befitting a civilized motorcar, the raucous coupe found few ardent fans among our drivers. But those who knew better—the drivers with competition experience and the knowledge that there is no […]