• 2013 SRT Viper gets its stripes back

When SRT unveiled the new generation Viper, we were a little disappointed to see that the classic racing stripes that made the previous generation Viper so famous were gone. Don’t get us wrong, the cherry red was nothing short of spectacular, but the car was still missing a little something. Turns out, SRT read our minds and have revealed the first image featuring the new Viper with its famous stripes. In fact, this is the first time we’ve seen the new supercar wearing anything else other than a solid exterior paint finish. The photo also comes with the following announcement: "the new Viper just passed its dry-track stability control testing with flying colors."

As a reminder, the new Viper is powered by an 8.4-liter all-aluminum, V-10 overhead-valve engine that delivers a total of 640 HP and 600 lb-ft of torque. The new engine will be mated to an improved Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual transmission. it is rumored that the car will be priced somewhere in the $110K area.


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  (648) posted on 08.5.2012

The stripes in this Viper give a sportier look than the standard SRT.

  (377) posted on 08.5.2012

The biggest con of this is its possible price. The other factors don’t matter much, but price is a touchy subject. Aside from that, the exterior is just good having those stripes back.

  (594) posted on 08.3.2012

Oh, those stripes are really stunning. It became sportier on the exterior look.

  (257) posted on 08.3.2012

I just don’t like the stripes on this car, I find it not fitted to this car.

  (613) posted on 08.1.2012

I have a suggestion if you can do it plain red much better to the car.

  (347) posted on 08.1.2012

I’m still hoping for better looks of this Viper, but its performance will leave you amazed.

  (365) posted on 07.31.2012

I just don’t like the stripes on this Viper. It’ll be better if they used flow lines of the aerodynamics.

  (372) posted on 07.29.2012

It’ll be better if these stripes use for racing purposes. It’s just that it looks perfect on a racing event.

  (599) posted on 07.26.2012

It’s a split appearance since it has powerful performance with a soft-sexy design.

  (314) posted on 07.26.2012

For me, stripes won’t fit in sexy stance of this Viper.

  (453) posted on 07.24.2012

@Dave Barney: You’re right. This Viper doesn’t fit to be in those stripes. Shelby Mustang is much better with stripes.

  (683) posted on 07.23.2012

Could these stripes will bring back Viper in more aggressive stance? I doubt it won’t at all.

  (517) posted on 07.20.2012

It’s sounds great that this Viper passed the dry-track stability controls testing.

  (830) posted on 07.19.2012

I like it, but its exterior design is awkward on this model.

  (599) posted on 07.18.2012

The stripes didn’t help this Viper achieve the aggressive looks like a muscle car like Shelby GT500.

  (596) posted on 07.17.2012

Having that with stripes makes it a bit awkward. Anyway, the performance and output do it more outstanding.

  (683) posted on 07.16.2012

Although they gave back its stripes, It somehow looks like copied from the Mustang car from the Shelby.

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