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 |  Jul 18 2012, 10:01 AM

Got an SRT model vehicle and looking for the best way to enjoy it? The automaker is embracing all its owners and enthusiasts, launching the DriveSRT Events website to help them locate official SRT-related events around the nation.

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 |  Mar 29 2012, 9:51 PM

The DriveSRT Facebook page wasn’t able to garner 2,013 likes in 2,013 minutes but that didn’t stop SRT from changing its own rules in order to gift the world with another teaser image.

When the newly-minted Chrysler performance brand realized it wouldn’t hit its mark of 22,246 total likes by 9:30pm EDT, it cleverly made a new post and said once its status hits 300 shares, the teaser would drop. Less than an hour later, and before they even reached 300 shares, SRT decided to just drop the photo that it promised was “definitely worth it.”

While the teaser image surely gives us something more than what we had seen before (that’s not saying much), we’re definitely disappointed it’s an interior shot and nothing to satiate our hunger for the full exterior. But at least now we’ll know that the SRT Viper will come with a six-speed manual and a handy oh S*** handle for the passenger. We’ll just continue to wait another week for the SRT Viper’s official reveal at the New York Auto Show.

 |  Jan 31 2012, 12:17 AM

DriveSRT posted a sign on their Facebook fan page last week saying they would release a teaser of the 2013 SRT Viper if the number of “likes” they got exceeded 10,000 before February 1.

Needless to say, it did so without much difficulty. We published an article last Friday talking about the fan page. The Viper’s return is sure to be one of the more exciting things to happen this year. We’re extremely eager to see how the 8.4-liter, 600 hp V-10 we saw in 2010 has evolved. Dodge cars are seeing some serious changes, like the 2013 Dart, under new owner Fiat.

It’s been a good thing: according to the Detroit Free Press, Chrysler is expected to report its first annual net profit since 1997 at $600 million. That said, we’re curious to see how much of the raw America spirit the Viper maintains.

Tell us what you think in the comments section below.

GALLERY: SRT Viper Teaser

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 |  Jan 27 2012, 4:30 PM

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If there’s really such a thing as car porn, then DriveSRT is the fluffer. They’re offering to release a teaser video of the 2013 SRT Viper if their Facebook fan page gets 10,000 hits before February 1.

Enthusiasts are aware, but in case you somehow missed it, Dodge discontinued the Viper in 2010 because of money problems to much hissing by the automotive community.

While any information on the iconic car is a titillating promise, we’re starting to feel a little teased. As of publication, their page had well over 10,000 “Likes” and that number grew larger every time we tapped the refresh button.

The 2013 Viper is one of the more exciting releases slated for this year and we’re feeling as impatient as a high school senior on prom night. The page says they are “racing towards 10,000 fans” and that they will unlock something that will hint at the lines before the official unveiling in April.

We’re not sure if they mean that this “unlocking” will happen on February 1, or if they’re just taking their sweet time on giving up the goods. Your best bet is to check the page frequently, though we’ll be doing the same and letting everyone know as soon as we get a glimpse.