SRT Vipers are being built at the Conner Avenue plant, according to Allpar sources, but strict quality control is restricting production somewhat.
Since Fiat took control, Chrysler’s quality standards have risen sharply, and dimensional control has become more demanding. There have been numerous cases of “quality over production” already established, as Chrysler struggles to establish a reputation for reliability and overcome public perceptions.
Vipers are reportedly shipping out to their new owners, though the pace is slow, and triple digits haven’t been reached yet.
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