- May 16, 2012
2013 Dodge SRT Viper- A Review
2013 Dodge SRT Viper is the upcoming sports car that will let you have an ultimate racing car experience. The new car will be manufactured at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit. The exterior is expected to be spectacular and the interior will be comfortable. The V10 engine is made powerful and will be capable of giving outstanding performance.
President and CEO of Street and Racing Technology Brand and Motorsports Ralph Gilles said, “After a gut-wrenching period of uncertainty, the Street and Racing Technology brand team is extremely proud that our hand-built in Detroit, flagship supercar is back and ready to take on the performance car world,”
He added further
“Beyond being the flagship for the new SRT brand, the launch of the 2013 Viper proves that we simply would not let the performance icon of the Chrysler Group die. Willed to live on by a very special group of performance enthusiasts inside the company and across Viper Nation, this SRT team under our new leadership was challenged to not just continue the legendary Viper, but to create a world-class supercar that would showcase the very best we have to offer.”
Let’s have a look at the Viper’s most exciting features.
The new Viper will come in two assorted models
- SRT Viper
- SRT Viper GTS
The new vehicle is expected to exhibit an exotic exterior. The aerodynamic chassis with high-tech carbon fiber and aluminum skin is remarkable. The firm structure provides 50 percent more rigidity. The LED tail lamps with 50 LEDs provide a unified “crystallized” illumination effect. The five-spoke “Rattler” wheel design gives the vehicle an outstanding look. New carbon-fiber hood, roof, decklid and aluminum door panels are designed in a way that results in a considerable weight reduction.
The two seater vehicle is a masterpiece of craftsmanship. New premium materials are used to make the interior magnificent. The seats are leather skinned and standard accent colors are applied to the seats, doors, center console and stitching. Both driver and passenger can relax in comfortable seats. It is also more spacious with improved legroom and head room. The triple-paint-finished Gun Metal is used on cluster bezel, HVAC outlets and window switch bezels.
The 8.4-liter V-10 engine is robust and delivers an output power of 640 hp. The Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual transmission gives the fastest acceleration. The GTS also features a driver selectable two-mode suspension system along with Bilstein DampTronic Select shock absorbers that can be adjusted with both street and track settings. The high-strength pistons, sodium-filled exhaust valves and new catalysts are introduced to reduce back pressure on the car. Also, top sped can be achieved at the 6th gear.
Safety becomes more important while engineering a racing car. The new Viper features the following standard safety features.
- Electronic multistage stability control
- Traction control
- New 4-channel anti-lock brake system
- Four-piston Brembo brakes with fixed-aluminum calipers
The sports car is engineered with the innovative technology features. They include
- New 7-inch, full-color, customizable instrument cluster display
- Digital speedometer
- Uconnect Access in-vehicle connectivity system
- SiriusXM Travel Link
- Harman Kardon surround-sound system
So, look out for the new supercar 2013 Dodge SRT Viper and race with style.