New Quarter-Mile World Record Viper

March 24th, 2016

What’s that? You think snakes are slow because they have no legs? Well this snake doesn’t have a leg to stand on and gets down the track in good time. D3 Performance Engineering campaigns this Gen V Dodge Viper in the 1/4-mile and the car is posting some pretty impressive elapsed times, including a (Gen V World Record) 9.36-second pass @ 144 mph. D3 is squeezing over 900hp out of this Snake using a ProCharger F1X centrifugal supercharger on 15-pounds of boost. The Viper is also equipped with a generous supply of laughing gas, courtesy of Nitrous Express, but it Read More

900HP General Lee Viper T/A Rocks Street Car Takeover

February 29th, 2016

Roll racing, dig racing, dyno testing – heck there’s even an inadvertent lane change in this clip captured during the Street Car Takeover Event in Dallas, Texas. Calvo Motorsports (Austin, Texas) is tearing up the Lone Star State with its rendition of the General Lee (Dukes of Hazard) except their version has replaced the confederate battle flag with a Texas State flag. The Generation V Snake has been modified with a Powerhouse Racing turbo setup that includes a pair of Garret 3794 turbochargers and a CM MoTec M150 ECU. This car has posted a 1/4-mile ET of 9.2 @ 150.6 Read More

Naturally Aspirated Viper Turns 9.95-Second Quarter-Mile

February 19th, 2016

Andy Wheeler and the crew from Viper Exchange calmly rolled out their Gen 5 Viper, at the Texas Speed Syndicate Viper Nationals Event, and set a world record for the quarter-mile. This beautiful Competition Blue Snake looks and sounds amazing as it blazes through the 1320 in under 10-seconds at 140.69 mph. No forced air induction for this naturally aspirated supercar; in fact it is still under the factory warranty. Modifications include an Arrow ported cylinder head and camshaft kit, an Arrow racing fuel tuned controller, a crank pulley upgrade, ARH long tube exhaust headers and cat-back exhaust system, a Read More

Cadillac CTS-V Battles Dodge Viper on the Street

October 29th, 2015

In the real world of street racing Caddys don’t rub fenders with Vipers – or do they? In this clip at least one Cadillac not only takes on an SRT Viper but leaves it in its tracks. This video consists of two passes. In the first pass, the Viper has the go-go juice turned up to 1,100 psi and he gives the CTS-V a decent run.  In the second run, the Viper turns the laughing gas down to 900 psi and only puts forth a paltry effort, at best. Both cars are equipped with a healthy dose of NOS from Read More

Twin Turbo Viper Runs 8.39-Second Quarter-Mile

October 16th, 2015

This video begins with a no B.S. dyno run that offers proof of this Viper’s horsepower availability. This thing turned out 1,724-horsepower at the rear-wheels with the boost dialed down to 30 psi (maximum boost capacity is estimated at 35 to 36 psi). After pushing the dyno to its utter limits, the guys at D3 take the Snake out to the track for some electronically timed 1/4-mile passes. D3 has a reputation for producing 8-second cars and this clip certainly doesn’t tarnish it. This Mopar is equipped with a Greg Good racing engine, upgraded cylinder head fasteners, Pro EFI fuel Read More

Street Racing Breakup Camo Vette vs DriverMods Viper

September 25th, 2015

If you love street racing, then you’ve gotta see this video. It features an awesome sounding supercharged (centrifugal) Corvette in breakup camouflage. He is hooking up with the DriverMods Viper T/A and a red Corvette for a monumental evening of street racing. The Camo ‘Vette is equipped with a forged low compression motor with PRC cylinder heads and a ECS 1500 supercharger with a methanol injection. The transmission and rear differential have been upgraded, as well. Power is estimated at 800whp. We know the DriverMods Viper well. It has been tuned by Lund Racing, it has tons of aftermarket bolt-ons Read More

Viper TA Takes On 1000HP Nissan GT-R

September 17th, 2015

The DriverMod Viper TA is unleashed! That’s right – it is not chained to a dyno this time – it’s taking it to the streets against another radically modified beast of an automobile. Aptly named “Godzilla”, the Nissan GT-R is one of the most feared machines on the street. As a bonus, they are running against a stock Honda CBR1000 motorcycle. As seen a few days ago on DragTimes, the Viper TA engine is stock with an intake manifold upgrade, exhaust headers, and a 250 shot of Nitrous Outlet giggling gas. It is riding on CCW C12 racing wheels and Read More

Airstrip Assault Supercar Showdown

August 11th, 2015

This skilled videographer has managed to capture some very competitive head-to-head roll racing on a closed airstrip. There are representations from many of the big exotic manufacturers – Porsche, Lamborghini, Ferrari, and McLaren. The domestic bad boys showed up, too. There are Dodge Vipers and Challengers, Chevrolet Camaros and Corvettes, Cadillac CTS-Vs, and a scarce few Ford Mustangs. The imports include some Nissan GT-Rs and Toyota Supras (it’s alright to assume they are turbocharged). There is even an old ice cream truck and a 700+hp Volkswagen Golf. These lucky competitors line up at one end of the airstrip and start Read More

Loose on the Streets: 1350HP Twin Turbo Viper

July 9th, 2015

What do a pair of twin turbocharged Dodge Vipers, a turbocharged Supra, a supercharged C7, and a 900hp ZR1 have in common? Well, for one thing, they are all in this video clip and for another – they are all running amuck on the streets in an all out roll racing extravaganza. While these cars are all easy on the eyes, it ain’t how you look – its what ‘cha got under the hood. The first entry is a C7 Chevy Corvette. She is supercharged, with a methanol injection system to cool things down, and making 820hp (at the rear Read More

Twin Turbo Viper – King of the Streets?

June 25th, 2015

Congratulations to Andy N. and the gang at D3 Performance Engineering for a win in the Rear-Wheel Drive Class at the 2015 Texas Invitational Automotive Airfield Exhibition. Andy also campaigned his twin turbocharged Viper successfully in the King of the Streets Class, defeating a couple of turbocharged Underground Lamborghinis and making it to the finals before falling to the AMS Performance Nissan GT-R. Andy’s Dodge Viper is powered by a 540-cubic-inch Gentry Performance engine with twin 76-millimeter turbochargers slamming air down its gullet. With the boost turned down to 25 psi, horsepower is estimated at 1,750, with a ceiling of Read More

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