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 |  Apr 16 2013, 7:31 AM


The first thing anyone notices about a car is its paint color, which is why it’s so important for a new brand like SRT to get it right.

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 |  Apr 10 2013, 7:31 AM

2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition

When SRT first revealed the more expensive Viper GTS model, the American automaker expected that it would only get a handful of orders. Turns out they were a bit on the pessimistic side.

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 |  Mar 27 2013, 6:13 PM


You’d think it would be hard to miss the new 2014 SRT Viper Time Attack at the New York Auto Show. After all, it’s a bright orange American supercar. Perhaps it was the lack of a press conference or press release, or maybe it was the fact that it sat high on a pedestal and was out of reach; either way, it didn’t garner the attention it probably should have.

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 |  Feb 25 2013, 8:01 AM

It appears that a track-focused Viper ACR is under development for the new fourth-generation car and could debut sometime next year.

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 |  Feb 04 2013, 6:32 PM

10. Ford Focus ST

Interested in nabbing yourself a future collectible? Hagerty Insurance specializes in classic cars and is predicting the top 10 most collectible cars of 2013 that are under $100,000.

Listed based on the vehicle’s MSRP, the Ford Focus ST kicks off the list in the number-10 spot with a starting price of $23,700. Powered by a 2.0-liter, turbocharged engine with 252 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque, the American automaker’s hot hatch is an undeniable bargain at under $25,000. Hagerty believes its performance and price will make it an attractive collectible in years to come.

SEE ALSO: 2013 Ford Focus ST Review – Video

 |  Feb 01 2013, 2:32 PM

Two factory backed SRT Viper GTS-Rs will be competing at this year’s 24 hours of Le Mans, marking the return of the brand to the iconic French race.

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 |  Jan 28 2013, 8:13 AM

Chrysler has announced that it has no plans to sell the SRT Viper in Europe, including in Europe where parent-company Fiat resides. 

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 |  Jan 11 2013, 1:02 PM

The new 2013 Viper from SRT marks the return of the snake after a two-year hiatus, and the very first production Viper rolled off the assembly line on December 5, 2013 at the brand’s Conner Avenue Assembly Plant.

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 |  Dec 24 2012, 3:40 PM

2012's Best Car Porn

Shaping and sculpting sheet metal into something both beautiful and functional is an intensive undertaking that automakers spend thousands of hours and millions of dollars on. And to bring these cars justice, photographers and videographers spend hundreds of hours capturing just the right angle, and finding that one magical location.

So for your viewing pleasure, AutoGuide has gathered up the best-of-the-best automotive photography and videos from the past year, and compiled them all here in one place.

Click through to see some stunning visuals.

 |  Dec 20 2012, 9:01 AM

10. 2014 Porsche Cayman S

Make no mistake, this IS as much of a bucket-list as it is a dream list of cars. I’ve yet to drive many of these sublime examples of motoring, but if I was ever given the opportunity, I’d jump at it,  potentially re-scheduling a birthday party, religious holiday or anniversary to get a chance behind one of these vehicles. If (or until) these opportunities arise, I’ll have to just dream.

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 |  Nov 12 2012, 7:01 PM

As of today, SRT Performance dealerships are now taking orders for the 2013 SRT Viper. 

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 1:04 PM

A pleasant surprise greeted us in the Mopar booth at the 2012 SEMA Show; an SRT Viper modified by none other than famed Italian tuning house, Abarth.

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 |  Sep 30 2012, 5:01 PM

It’s hard to find something to complain about on the all-new 2013 SRT Viper, but if the performance seems lacking for you, take a look at what Hennessey already has in the works.

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 |  Sep 24 2012, 7:45 PM

Dealers interested in selling the 2013 SRT Viper will have to do more than be first in line and ask nicely, they’ll also have to pony up $25,000 in certification fees.

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 |  Sep 23 2012, 3:31 PM

Now that pricing for the 2013 SRT Viper has been released, Chrysler is hard at work in determining which US dealerships will be approved to sell the new iconic American sports car.

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 |  Sep 13 2012, 9:39 AM

Generally, cars are slightly more expensive in Canada then they are in the United States, but contrary to the trend, the SRT Viper GTS actually costs $400 less if you purchase it north of the border.  

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 |  Sep 11 2012, 5:42 PM

Now that SRT has announced pricing on its all-new 2013 Viper, we can enjoy more of an inside look at the next great American sports car.

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 |  Sep 10 2012, 6:24 PM

Ever since its introduction to the world at the 2012 New York Auto Show, the all-new SRT Viper has captured the attention of automotive enthusiasts everywhere. And now we have a price tag to go along with brand’s flagship performance machine.

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 |  Sep 09 2012, 4:48 PM

While the No. 91 SRT Viper GTS-R is out for repairs after a devastating crash, the No. 93 SRT Viper GTS-R race car is driving out on the streets of Baltimore.

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 |  Sep 07 2012, 8:31 AM

The SRT Viper GTS-R hasn’t exactly had great luck on the track, but hopefully it’ll fare a lot better in the virtual racing world of Forza Motorsport 4.

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 |  Sep 01 2012, 1:21 PM

This probably wasn’t the way SRT was hoping its third ALMS race would go. After the Vipers got a weight break and a larger air restrictor, the two car team was looking forward to an improved race weekend.

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 |  Aug 24 2012, 2:45 PM

Newly introduced in the 2013 RAM 1500 pickup and SRT Viper, Chrysler will offer customers an OnStar-like service through its partnership with wireless company Sprint.

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 |  Aug 06 2012, 7:55 AM

Play the Qwiki: AutoGuide Weekend News Wrapup, Monday, August 6

Want to know what happened in the auto industry over the weekend but don’t have the time to hunt through old stories? AutoGuide has you covered with our one minute weekend news wrapup.

 |  Aug 04 2012, 12:00 PM

Even if you’re a die-hard Porsche driver of a fan of Corvette Racing, there’s no denying the return of the Viper to sports car racing is a good thing.

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