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Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year
Dodge Viper ends production after 2017 model year

Earlier today, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a press release celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Dodge Viper. Unfortunately, part of the festivities involve killing it. Yes, for the second time in less than a decade, the Viper is motoring into FCA's vault, where it was also stored from 2010...Read More»

2013 Dodge SRT Viper
RIP, Viper

If you've ever spent time on a farm, you know that all snakes are different. Some you want to keep around, others you want to kill. The Viper (aka the Dodge Viper, the Dodge SRT Viper, the RT/10 Roadster, etc.) apparently falls in the latter category. According to Auto News, Fiat Chrysler...Read More»

2015 Dodge Viper SRT
2013-14 Dodge Viper Recalled For Defective Door Handles

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for 2013 and 2014 models of the Dodge Viper SRT. The recall stems from a problem with the vehicle's door handles, which, according to some owners, has allowed the doors to open when the car is in motion. The complaints filed with FCA state that the...Read More»

2014 Dodge SRT Viper
Contest: Name The Next Dodge SRT Viper Color, Win A Trip To Daytona

If you've got a passion for performance cars and a knack for names, listen up: from now until next Thursday, October 24, Chrysler invites you to name the color of the 2014 Dodge SRT Viper. You don't have to pick the color itself -- Chrysler's already taken care of that. It's the mid-range blue you...Read More»

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Seat Belt Usage At Record High, Best Car To Buy Short List, Ford's Optimistic Fuel Economy Projections: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media we tell you that seat belt usage is at an all-time high, thanks to big gains from drivers in Southern states. According to the latest NHTSA data, 86-percent of drivers now buckle up before hitting the road. Our list of Best Car To Buy candidates has gotten shorter, so we...Read More»

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Paris Auto Show, Audi Crosslane Concept, Nissan Leaf: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, we talked about Carmageddon II and took a look at the new 2013 Land Rover Range Rover. Maserati partnered with Bowers & Wilkins for its audio systems and we discussed the Paris Auto Show. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection...Read More»

Dodge Viper burnout minus the body
DriveSRT To Tease 2013 Viper If It Hits 10,000 Fans

Many enthusiasts are excited for the return of the Viper, and that includes the team at SRT. In an effort to keep fans engaged, DriveSRT has announced it will release a teaser image of the all-new 2013 Viper if it hits 10,000 fans on Facebook by February 1. Running a campaign to get new fans is...Read More»

2010 Dodge Viper stability control testing platform for next-gen model
Toyota Recall, 2013 Dodge Viper, Batman, Disney's Cars 2: Today's Car News

While designers are having a hard time securing suppliers for the 2013 Dodge Viper, it is on track for a 2012 debut. [MotorAuthority] Toyota is recalling 2006 and 2007 Highlander Hybrids and the Lexus RX400h. [TheCarConnection] Gas-Guzzlers are the bad guys in Disney's Cars 2. [GreenCarReports]...Read More»

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT8
Should SRT Be Its Own Brand? #YouTellUs

Earlier this week Chrysler announced the SRT division is now officially its own brand. The brand will be led by former Dodge chief Ralph Gilles. Chrysler's Street Racing Technology (SRT) division started life as Team Viper. Originally formed to develop the Dodge Viper, the team merged with the...Read More»

Next-gen Viper camper van
Dodge Viper Motorhome Revealed Via DriveSRT Facebook Fan Page

Automakers reveal future products online all the time, sometimes on purpose while other times supposedly by accident. But what do you do when your Facebook fans clamor for insider information on the upcoming 2013 Dodge Viper? You give the people what they want. Earlier this morning the above photo...Read More»

2010 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR-X
Today at High Gear Media: 2012 Dodge Viper, Paris and Detroit

Five cars are on the endangered list: won't you help them find a home at least, before they're extinct? [TheCarConnection] On the flip side, these five cars are selling so well, you probably won't get any discounts on them. [TheCarConnection] We're telling you know, Bluetooth audio streaming is a...Read More»

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon
Dodge Gets Racy With The 'Rock 'n' Roll Marathon'

Earlier this week, Chrysler premiered a racy new logo for its Dodge family of vehicles -- one designed to reinforce the image of Dodge as a youthful, performance-driven brand. Now, Dodge has announced its sponsorship of the popular "Rock 'n' Roll" series of marathons, which draw upwards of 300,000...Read More»

2010 Porsche Boxster Spyder
2011 Porsche Boxster Spyder, New Viper Due In 2012: Today’s Car News

Porsche has launched a lighter and more powerful version of the Boxster, which it plans to debut next month at the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show. The third addition to the Boxster lineup, the new car is called the Spyder and will on sale in February 2010 with a starting price of $61,200. [Motor...Read More»

2009 Dodge Viper
Future Dodge Viper Might Get Ferrari-based V-10

Chrysler last year tried to sell its Viper sports car—production facilities, tooling, and all—and failed. But the Viper isn't dead yet. If the rumors are right, the Viper might be very much alive in the company's future-product plans—and getting its own Ferrari/Maserati-derived engine. Fiat...Read More»

2009 Pontiac G8
Lutz Saves Pontiac G8; Chrysler Gives Lutz's Dodge Viper A Reprieve

What once was old is new again -- and we're not just talking about GM's beloved Bob Lutz, who was lured out of retirement on Friday  to serve as the company's "vice chairman responsible for all creative elements of products and customer relationships". No, we're also referring to the Pontiac G8...Read More»

Bentley in camo
Link Love From The Car Connection: Bentley Bubba-fied, Dodge Viper Bid, And Chrysler's PR Team Tries To Stay Busy

♦  Sometimes you folks send in images that we can't explain, and frankly, we don't want to. Sometimes, we just want to stare in slackjawed amazement, as we're currently doing at this photo of a Bentley coupe that's been camouflaged--not just in "spy shot camo", but honest-to-Jughead "deer...Read More»

2009 Jeep Wrangler
In Jeopardy: Dodge Viper, Charger; Jeep Wrangler, Grand Cherokee

There's a lot more Chrysler news today, and for fans of the company and its brands, most of it isn't good. The worst so far: the Dodge Viper and the Jeep Wrangler may be axed entirely. This comes from a document filed by Robert Manzo, the executive director of Capstone Group, LLC, who's been...Read More»

Rafael Reston Viper concept
Link Love From The Car Connection: Chasing Bentleys, Revamping Vipers, And Bob Lutz Has Left The Building

It's only Tuesday. Can you believe it? Neither can we. Maybe these news bits will help the day pass quicker: News flash: money can't buy happiness -- Some poor zhlub in a white Bentley led police on a low speed chase through L.A. last night. (And some other zhlub created a Twitter page for him.) No...Read More»

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Ford Not Shopping for Chrysler

Fox News' Neil Cavuto just suggested that Ford and Chrysler are talking about a possible merger. Until now, pundits have posited that GM and Chrysler would re-engage in merger talks with any bailout plan offered by the government. This morning, President Bush gave the OK for massive loans to GM and...Read More»

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