2008 SRT-10 Viper vs Z06 Corvette

August 26th, 2007

Car and Driver is the first to release a heads up battle between the new 2008 Dodge Viper SRT-10 and the current Chevrolet Corvette Z06. For the straight-line drag racers it’s a close call with the Viper pulling 0-60 in 3.5 seconds running through the 1/4 mile barrier in 11.6 seconds at 126 MPH. The Z06 did 0-60 in 3.7 seconds and pulled 11.7 @ 125 MPH in the 1/4 mile. While the Viper did win, we would have expected some higher trap speeds from the milestone breaking 600HP V10 Viper. Without knowing the exact test conditions we think quicker Read More

2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 with 600HP Pricing Released

August 3rd, 2007

George Farris, the national Viper Club of America’s president made an announcement noting that the new 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10’s pricing has been released to dealers. ========== With improved airflow, bigger displacement and with variable valve timing achieved from the innovative CamInCam technology, one can see how the ’08 Dodge Viper’s new 8.4L V10 achieves a 90 horsepower increase from last year, but would you believe that it also gets better fuel economy?! The gas guzzler tax actually goes down for 2008 and results with ’08 pricing very similar to the 2006 model year. Including this $2,100 gas guzzler tax Read More