Viper making a comeback?

Discussion in 'Auto News' started by R1600Turbo, May 25, 2018.

  1. R1600Turbo

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    https://www.carscoops.com/2018/05/new-dodge-viper-rumored-launch-2020-around-550-hp/

     
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  3. TexRex

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    Might be time to start calling it Cher.
     
  4. kikie

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    Sounds interesting. A new Viper V8 for around $90,000. Too bad it is not for Europe because of the Euronorm and CO2 restriction. The new norm in 2021: 95g/km (theoretically of course).
     
  5. FT-1

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    I came into this thread expecting the Viper to be revived as an electric crossover; turned out better than expected.
     
  6. RocZX

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    There has been rumors for years that they were going to make a V8 sports car based on the Viper.
     
  7. Eunos_Cosmo

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    The next next gen Viper will be a Las Vegas resident performer. :lol:
     
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  8. NFSCARBON1

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    Wasn't the Copperhead concept essentially a Viper chassis with a V6 or V8 engine?
     
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    -> ...
    ^ Here are the Sports Cars based on the Viper:

    Dodge Copperhead (aka. Concept Car in GT) = 2.7L V6 {220hp}
    Chrysler Firepower (seen on R.Kelly's "I'm a Flirt (Remix)" music video) = 6.1L V8 Hemi {425hp, from the 1st-gen 300C/Charger SRT-8}

    :)
     
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  10. LMSCorvetteGT2

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    And the RAM VTS concept.
     
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  11. TheGeologist

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    Yasssss! Welcome back baby!!!!
     
  12. GTFan24

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    How i imagine the Viper re-introduces himself to the Mustang,NSX and Vette:

     
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    I hope without that paint colour.
     
  14. Auditore

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    "aw :censored:"-Vette,Mustang,NSX
     
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  15. Corsa

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    Yes, one last, final, this is it Huarya.
     
  16. MoLiEG

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    At this point, I don't even care if it doesn't have a V10.

    Just make it happen Dodge.
     
  17. HuskyGT

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    A Viper without a V10 is like a grilled cheese sandwich without the cheese...
     
  18. Joey D

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    Me if this actually happens and Car and Driver aren't just blowing smoke:

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  19. LMSCorvetteGT2

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    Yeah cars that actually sold and weren't axed because us car fans were more interested rather than people with money... And their manufactures afraid of a V8 version that will potentially be weaker if it doesn't adopt the hellcat powertrain? And even at that will still be weaker.
     
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  20. Auditore

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    ....it was just a joke man....
     
  21. LMSCorvetteGT2

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    Cool. What you quoted was...a comment to that "joke", man...
     
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    [​IMG]

    Furthering my belief that Car and Driver just makes things up to sell magazines.
     
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  24. Chikane

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    Well to be fair he didn't say "never ever again" instead he said any time soon :) Which kinda gives a little hope at least.
     
  25. GTvsForza

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    Is Jalopnik more reliable?
     
  26. Joey D

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    The story is based off a Tweet from Automobile magazine and was a question directly asked to Sergio Marchionne - who's probably the be all, end all source on what FCA is doing.
     
  27. BKGlover

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    Considering I've heard the Viper was cancelled for any multiple reasons, and that the US car market has gone to near non-existent, and Considering all that FCA do and have, I'll be shocked if there's a new Viper in the next decade.
     
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  28. psntomaz

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    have to really read into what SM said about the Viper. He could mean Viper (as in a hand built, priority chassis/engine/components supercar) will not return. that doesn't single out using a platform from within the company already in use (Maserati? Alfa Romeo?) to build off of with 6 or V8 power.