Shiny Lamborghinis, Nissan GT-Rs, Porsche 918s, Corvettes, Camaros, and other exotic street cars provided a fresh new wrinkle at the 2015 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC). This video portrays bits from this past weekends second running of the PPIHC Airstrip Attack, sponsored by the Revvolution Modified Lifestyle and Shift-S3ctor, as these awesome street machines blast down dual half-mile airstrips in a unmitigated contest of speed and driving prowess. Twin turbo was the obvious theme of the event so, of course, the Lamborghini “fleet” from Underground Racing was in attendance. The GT-R contingent was also “stretching their legs” in the Read More
Feast your eyes on this video of two premier Dodge performance machines slugging it out in the quarter-mile. Both cars were bone stock and piloted by amateur drivers. As you can see, the Viper (driver) slips third gear but it seems as though the Hellcat already had the contest in the bag by that point. It seems that the Hellcat, affectionately named Fattcat, is developing quite a reputation for spanking high-priced supercars on public highways. So far he has dispatched a highly tuned Nissan GTR, as well as various Corvettes, Camaros, Mustangs, and even a turbocharged Chevy Cobalt. This video, Read More
Take a look at this Dodge Viper GTS Outlaw Dragster launching very hard , going airborne and losing control at about the 330′ mark hitting the wall at Houston Raceway Park in Texas.
What’s the best way to test drive a brand new 2013 SRT Viper? How about killing the brand new tires with a long and smokey burnout? Check out the video of this new SRT Viper with it’s 640HP 8.4L V10 and 6 speed manual transmission putting on a smokey show whileleaving a few long black strips of tire tread on the street behind. If you’re in the market for new SRT Viper make sure and check the rear wheel wells for tire debris! For some more SRT Viper videos and track testing, take a look at our tests with the Read More
The team at SRT sent us a 2013 SRT Viper in Bright White to test out at the StreetCarDrags event at Palm Beach International Raceway on April 7th, 2013. The all new SRT Viper is powered by an 8.4L V10 with 640 horsepower and 600 ft-lbs of torque with a 6 speed manual transmission. Our test car came in with 2,500 miles on the clock and was equipped with a set of Mickey Thompson drag radials to help out with traction at the drag strip. However, the tires were taller than the stock SRT Viper sizes making the SRT Read More
The all new SRT Vipers started leaving the factory last week after a slight delay and are now arriving at dealers nationwide. We found some pictures of this brand new SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition being offloaded at Woodhouse Dodge. The SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition is painted in the iconic Viper GTS Blue with White stripes, packs a v10 with 640HP and has a MSRP in the $143k range. Word has it this car is available for immediate purchase as the original buyer backed out! We’ll be testing a new SRT Viper this weekend at Palm Beach International Read More
A turbo Ford Mustang at South Georgia Motorsports Park gets totally airborne half way down the drag strip. Take a look at this amazing video and how he recovered without hitting the wall or anything else.
The new SRT Viper was tested by Motor Trend against the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 in a heads up performance comparison down the 1/4 mile and at Laguna Seca Raceway. Powered by a 640 horsepower 8.4L V10 the SRT Viper ran a 11.4 @ 128.7 MPH, which tied the ZR1. The ZR1 edged out the Viper at Laguna Seca Raceway running 1:33.99 vs the Viper at 1:35.77. For $141,990 as well as all of the hype we expected quite a bit better from the reincarnated Viper. The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 with 662 horsepower is just a few clicks slower for Read More
Take a look at this new 2013 SRT Viper painted in GTS blue with white Stripes coming Off the assembly line at the Conner Avenue Plant. This is the first striped version of the new SRT Viper we’ve seen and it’s looking much better than the plain red shown at the Viper’s debut earlier this year. These new SRT Vipers should be hitting the streets soon with their 640 horsepower V10’s and we’re looking forward to testing them out!
We attended the StreetCarDrags private rental on May 6th 2012 where we this 2005 Ford GT with a Heffner Pulley and Tune upgrade was racing heads up vs a 2008 Dodge Viper with Belanger headers, exhaust and a Mopar tune. The Ford GT was making 630 horsepower while the Dodge Viper was running 600 horsepower at the wheels. Reaction times and launches were pretty close with the Ford GT edging out the Viper with an 11.4 vs 11.6. Weather was pretty bad with a DA of over 2,000 so we expect both cars to perform much better with decent weather Read More