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Dodge Viper: The Record Setting Snake

The Dodge Viper burst onto the scene in January 1992, energizing the image of a company critics had given up for dead. The Viper GTS-R, costing a fraction of its competitors, had won a class victories at LeMans, four FIA championships, and the American LeMans championship by 2000, when Team ORECA won the 24 Hours of Daytona — overall. They won a third straight LeMans class finish that year (seventh place overall) and ten races in American LeMans.

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2003 Dodge Viper SRT-10

How Dodge Vipers are built • Plastic and resin body parts • Conner Avenue Plant • First 2013 Viper Auction / Event

 

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In 2007, Viper achieved two championships on two continents. Winning the new FIA GT3 Championship in Brazil, a Viper Competition Coupe beat cars from Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Porsche. In England, the Viper took the British GT Championship, with Team RPM drivers finishing 81 points and six points ahead of their closest competitor.

Compared with similar cars from Aston Martin, Jaguar, Ferrari, Porsche, Ascari, Lamborghini, Mosler, and Lotus, the Viper Competition Coupe was quite affordable. 2007 Competition Coupe sales totaled 25 units; from 2002 to 2007, 120 Competition Coupes were produced. The GTS-R was succeeded in 2013 by the GT3-R.

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