WSJ Report: 2012 Dodge Viper Previewed At Chrysler Dealer Meeting, New Product Plans Revealed

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WSJ Report: 2012 Dodge Viper Previewed At Chrysler Dealer Meeting, New Product Plans Revealed

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the 2012 Dodge Viper will be produced, and will move towards a more “upscale” position, abandoning its “racecar” heritage. The vehicle was previewed at Chrysler‘s dealer meeting in Orlando.

Autoblog reported that the design is angular, and a departure from the previous car. No mechanical details were announced but a variant of the 8.4L V10 may return, with a V8 filling an entry level role.

Among other products debuted were an all new Dodge Grand Caravan, which will differentiate itself from the Chrysler Town & Country by appealing to a sportier customer, including a limited edition “Man Van”, the all new Chrysler 300, which will be sold as a Lancia in Europe and a replacement for the Jeep Compass and Patriot crossovers.

[Source: Wall Street Journal]

  • Tim D

    Please have a v8 option, the srt hemi would be great! The v-10 is not american, it sounds to much like a euro!! keep it the usa!!!!!!

  • PK 313 Represent

    The V-10 Viper is one of the most revolutionary American made engines to ever be manufactured…tim d kill urself

  • Dom

    A v10 turbo will be the best.