oh2o reported, “The big news for the 2014 SRT Viper is the new TA Special Edition, to become available later this year. The main change that will take place immediately is the addition of the light weight two-piece Stoptech rotors as standard equipment on the GTS, which is driving a $1,500 MSRP base price increase on the GTS model.”
The 2014 Viper SRT Coupe starts at $97,395 plus $1,995 destination plus $2,678 gas-guzzler tax, for a total of $102,068. Free colors are adrenaline red, billet silver, black, and white. Buyers pay $1,000 more for GTS-R blue pearl, gunmetal pearl, or race yellow.
The 2014 Viper GTS Coupe starts $ 126,568 including destination and gas-guzzler tax. Colors are the same as for Coupe.
Viper SRT options include Rattler wheels in glossy or matte black for $1,100, Sidewinder wheels with the same options at $1,700, the advanced aerodynamic package at $4,800, alternate-colored seat belts at $350, and the Grand Touring package at $2,500. There are also two audio packages ($1,995 with 12 speakers, $2,995 witih 18 speakers), special P295/30 and P355/30 Z-rated tires at $800, an exterior carbon fiber pack at $5,100, interior carbon fiber accents at $3,400, and racing stripes in red, silver, black, white, or gunmetal for $4,500. Cloth Sabelt seats or leather seats (black, caramel, red) are standard; leather Sabelt seats are $3,000.
Options for GTS are similar, except there are also $500 polished Rattler wheels; a Laguna interior package for $7,500; stripes are $5,000; a rear body color appliqué is $50; the 18-speaker audio is $1,000; and an SRT hood is $1,000. The suede and leather seats are included, with Sabelt premium leather seats included in the Laguna package.
The exterior carbon fiber package includes front and rear brake duct bezels and a rear carbon-fiber appliqué. The aero package included a carbon-fiber front splitter and rear spoiler.
The 2017 Jeep Wrangler may leave its historic steel body-on-frame construction and Toledo plant behind, according to Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne, as quoted by Automotive News’ Larry Vellequette. The current Wrangler has good mileage for rugged four wheel drive vehicles, but poor economy overall, at around 17/21 mpg (depending on model and transmission). Mr. Marchionne said the Wrangler will need to lose weight [...]
Keeping a years-long tradition, Chrysler today released a number of “teaser images” for concepts to be revealed at the SEMA aftermarket show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each brand is covered, though Chrysler has but one car — the 200S. That can be explained by the status of the brand’s three cars: the 2015 300 has yet to be launched, and the [...]
Allpar’s informal sources have agreed that there are plans for a new Dodge Viper ACR, debuting for the 2016 model year, possibly replacing the current TA (Time Attack) model. Artist suzq044 provided the following rendering, which uses SRT’s trademark black wheels and a Dodge concept-car semi-rendering. The Viper ACR may have a mild power boost, but will be mainly a suspension and/or airflow upgrade, to increase track [...]
Dodge has released pricing for the full Charger lineup, starting with the V6/eight-speed Dodge Charger SE at $28,990 (all prices include $995 destination for the “49 states”). Charger was thoroughly renovated for the 2015 model year, with a new look, suspension and electronics revisions, a standard eight-speed automatic for ever engine, and other upgrades. The top Charger, the SRT Hellcat, has [...]
Months after unconfirmed reports made it to Allpar’s pages, the power of Automotive News, in the person of reporter Larry Vellequette, pried a key fact from Chrysler executives — that they cast and build “Ferrari” engines for Maserati. As our sister site pentastars.com reported, the engines are actually cast in Kokomo, and machined in the Trenton Engine plant, using a mixture of [...]