Dodge is hard at work trying to reinvent the Dodge Viper for the 2013 model year. As of right now, they are working on the new powerhouse engine that will be found under that long hood. This is evidenced by a Viper mule recently caught testing with the new Viper front end attached to the old body style. Something is cooking under that hood and whatever engine that may be, it will need plenty of fresh air to keep it cool. Check out the big air intake in the front bumper and what looks to be three air intakes in the hood. This engine will be a beast and Dodge is doing whatever it can to keep it at bay.

So far, the engine rumors are all over the place. It was first rumored that the new Viper would get a new direct-injection 8.4-liter V10 engine that will deliver around 700HP. European magazines then began talking about a V8 engine with an output of 500 HP for an entry level version. A more believable rumor stated that Dodge would get help from Ferrari, but that has been replaced with the idea of a variation of Chrysler’s new 6.4-liter Hemi V-8 with some form of forced induction. Of course, all of this is just talk and Dodge is staying mute on the matter. Only time will tell, and we’ll be waiting!


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  (630) posted on 09.9.2011

For sure, the speed performance of the car is very impressive since it was made by the Dodge. It’s been a common to all sportscar the 700+ hp power output. However, too sad that this vehicle is kind of gas guzzler. 

  (599) posted on 09.9.2011

There’s actually a debate about the new look and face of the Viper. If not mistaken, the Dodge has already unveiled its face to stop the growing argument for this one. However, I don’t know if that one is official. 

  (9) posted on 08.26.2011

this dogde viper is better than any other dogde viper and the jaguar red barracuda.

  (526) posted on 08.24.2011

It looks like an old rag! Hahah! Its looks is similar to the 2013 Jaguar XKR-S Convertible. However, I would still go for Jaguar.. I hate its long hood and seems like something is missing on its back portion.

  (347) posted on 08.17.2011

A lot of rumors are on this car. I don’t know what to believe on that rumors. Well, we are all sure that the new engine for this 2013 Dodge Viper will be powerful because it needed air bag just to make that engine cool.

  (342) posted on 08.17.2011

Well, is a good thing that they have finally let us see a little glimpse on the detailing of the newer version of the Viper! I guess this would end the hot debate on the forums about the new look of this car.

  (517) posted on 08.17.2011

Oh yeah! Finally, Dodge gives a teaser for the new face of the Viper!hmm, It seems that the front is kind of huge unlike the previous platform. I would say that there’s a lot of changes on the car.

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