The form follows function school of automobile design will be celebrating the new 2013 SRT Viper. When every exterior element must be equally functional and striking, the collaboration between engineers and designers reaches its highest level.
2013 SRT Viper - The Return of the Snake
Street and Racing Technology (SRT®) brand's flagship performance machine
returns with more power and performance, superior craftsmanship, new
technologies and creature comforts
- Two new models include SRT® Viper and SRT Viper GTS
- All-aluminum, mid-engine 8.4-liter V-10 delivers an estimated 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft.
of torque -- the most torque of any naturally aspirated sports car engine
in the world
- Chassis enhancements bring 50 percent improvement in torsional stiffness
- Triple-digit weight reduction results in Viper best power-to-weight
- Standard safety features include electronic multistage stability control,
traction control and new 4-channel anti-lock brake system (ABS)
- All-new, innovative interior designs set new standards with premium
materials, new technologies and superior craftsmanship
- All-new carbon-fiber and aluminum skin is sculpted for high-speed
stability and a slippery .364 drag coefficient (Cd)
- Timeless exterior design incorporates iconic Viper styling cues with a
The all-new 2013 SRT® Viper was unveiled to the world today at the New
York International Auto Show, marking its highly anticipated return to the
high-performance sports car market.
The fifth generation of the iconic two-seat, American-built supercar has
been deliberately evolved to incorporate superior craftsmanship, a host of
new technologies and ergonomic improvements while respecting its visceral
legacy of outright performance.
"After a gut-wrenching period of uncertainty, the Street and Racing
Technology brand team is extremely proud that our hand-built in Detroit,
flagship supercar is back and ready to take on the performance car world,"
said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO -- Street and Racing Technology Brand
and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC. "Beyond being the flagship for the new
SRT brand, the launch of the 2013 Viper proves that we simply would not let
the performance icon of the Chrysler Group die. Willed to live on by a very
special group of performance enthusiasts inside the company and across
Viper Nation, this SRT team under our new leadership was challenged to not
just continue the legendary Viper, but to create a world-class supercar
that would showcase the very best we have to offer."
2013 SRT Viper Hot Lap! - 2013 Best Driver's Car Contender
Pro driver Randy Pobst hot laps the 2013 SRT Viper around Mazda Raceway
Laguna Seca as part of Motor Trend's 2013 Best Driver's Car Powered by
Mobil 1 (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialMobil1). The 2013 SRT Viper
is one of 12 contenders competing for the title of 2013 Best Driver's Car.
The winner will be announced on Thursday, August 22 at 9am EST exclusively
on the Motor Trend Channel - http://youtube.com/motortrend and
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