The American powerhouse may get an injection of Italian technology to update its aging 8.4-liter mill.
Video: Dodge Viper lives, will see production beyond 2009
In the tumble of Fiat and Chrysler's alliance following Chrysler's bankruptcy, the future of the Viper has been a back-burner issue, but today, Dodge President and CEO Mike Accavitti announced that the Viper will in fact see continued production under the company's new leadership. In the video...Nelson Ireson
Chrysler resumes production post bankruptcy, starts with Dodge Viper SRT10
With the Dodge Viper business safely in Fiat’s hands for now, production at the car’s Conner Avenue plant in Michigan has finally resumed. Chrysler stopped production at all of its North American plants when it filed for bankruptcy on April 30. The information was confirmed to the Wall...Ralph Hanson
Dodge Viper business turned over to Fiat
Chrysler has been trying to sell its Dodge Viper sports car business since late last year but according to the struggling automaker, the once prominent brand couldn’t even muster up offers of $10 million. In fact, Chrysler insisted that it had received only one bid of $5.5 million from Devon...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Chrysler passed on multi-million dollar offers for Dodge Viper business
You would think that an entity with as much cachet as the Dodge Viper business would have no trouble being sold during a fire sale but according to Chrysler the business couldn’t even muster up offers of $10 million. Reports last month that only one offer was made for the Viper business has...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Saleen Automotive’s new owner confirms interest in Dodge Viper business
Less than two days after Chrysler confirmed that it had received three offers for its Dodge Viper sports car business, the investors who just purchased most of the assets of specialty-car maker Saleen Automotive have revealed that they have also considered adding the Viper business to their...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Raring up for the 2008 SEMA show, where a handful of tuners will offer their interpretations of the Challenger, Dodge has let the covers slip from its own 2009 Challenger SRT10 Concept. Rather than taking the supercharging route that most of the tuners have been going with for the Challenger, Dodge decided to leverage its Viper division for a one-of-a-kind vehicle. Powered by an 8.4L all-aluminum V10 engine rated at 600hp (447kW) and 560lb-ft (758Nm) of torque, the Challenger SRT10 Concept also gets a Tornado Red paint job and a carbon fiber trunk lid. Bilstein shocks improve handling while...