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2013 SRT Viper pricing starts at $97,395 - new photos and video

Orders start in mid-November.

Chrysler has announced the pricing information for the 2013 SRT Viper and Viper GTS. The entry-level model has a MSRP of $97,395, not taking into account the $1,995 destination charges. As for the GTS model, this begins from $120,395 without the destination fee.

Both models are motivated by a mid-front, all-aluminum V10 8.4-liter engine with 640 hp (477 kW) and 600 lb-ft (812 Nm) of torque, providing the highest amount of torque among naturally-aspirated sports cars, according to SRT. This power unit is mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox that delivers the power to the rear wheels through a speed-sensing limited slip differential.

To make it lighter than the model it replaced, SRT used a tubular space frame that has a magnesium cowl while the hood, roof and liftgate are made from carbon fiber. The doors are manufactured from aluminum while the quarter panels are from plastic, enabling the entry-level model to have a curb weight of only 3,354 lbs (1,521 kg), making it about 100 lbs (45 kg) lighter than the previous model.

The production of the 2013 Viper is expected to commence this November at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit where they made all the Vipers, while the order books will open in mid-November.

Source: Chrysler

Chrysler Group Announces Pricing for 2013 SRT Viper Models

  • Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand’s flagship performance machine returns with more power and performance, superior craftsmanship, new technologies and creature comforts
  • Two new models include SRT Viper and SRT Viper GTS
  • All-aluminum, mid-front 8.4-liter V-10 engine delivers 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque – the most torque of any naturally aspirated sports car engine in the world
  • Triple-digit weight reduction results in Viper best power-to-weight ratio
  • Dealer orders expected to open in mid-November 2012 
     
September 10, 2012 , Auburn Hills, Mich. - The Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand today announced pricing for the two models of the all-new 2013 SRT Viper.

2013 SRT Viper
  • Manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) for the 2013 SRT Viper model is $97,395 (excluding $1,995 destination) 
  • The SRT Viper offers a blend of extreme performance and deliberate preservation of what has become the iconic DNA of the Viper to deliver a supercar that continues to bring the driver as close as possible to the machine

2013 SRT Viper GTS

  • MSRP for the 2013 SRT Viper GTS model is $120,395 (excluding $1,995 destination)
  • The SRT Viper GTS builds on the DNA of the SRT Viper model with more technologically advanced solutions, like two-mode active suspension, to allow this world-class GTS to find new capabilities on the track while also opening up its envelope as a more premium and mature evolution of the classic, extreme performance formula

Under the hood of both models is the all-aluminum, mid-front 8.4-liter V-10 engine that delivers 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque – the most torque of any naturally aspirated sports car engine in the world. 

Both SRT Viper and SRT Viper GTS models offer new interior and exterior designs incorporating premium materials. New exterior surfaces with aerodynamically functional details are beautifully integrated into the high-tech carbon fiber and aluminum skin, which helps produce a triple-digit weight reduction and a Viper best power-to-weight ratio. 

On the inside, designers and engineers strived to rethink all touch points; and upgrade all material appointments and technologies. 

Production of the iconic supercar will begin at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit – the home for Viper since 1995 – in November 2012. Dealer orders are expected to begin in mid-November 2012.

About SRT 
The Chrysler Group’s Street and Racing Technology (SRT) brand uses a successful product development formula featuring five proven hallmarks: awe-inspiring powertrains; outstanding ride, handling and capability; benchmark braking; aggressive and functional exteriors and race-inspired and high-performance interiors to remain true to its performance roots.

The SRT lineup in the 2013 model year features five vehicles that are world-class performance contenders and bring the latest in safety technologies and creature comforts. The Chrysler 300 SRT8, Dodge Challenger SRT8 392, Dodge Charger SRT8 and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 are joined by the SRT flagship Viper and Viper GTS models which are making their highly anticipated return to the high-performance sports car market. 

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Comments (12)

Prince_Ash
if i were to ever buy a viper.. most likely id get it in black with a red stripe going down the right most of the car. or! id get it fitted with a GTS-R body kit thats used for the racing version of this :)
Sep 12, 2012 7:05 am
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GRAVE
What about performance figures? 0-60? 0-125? 0-200?
Sep 12, 2012 5:13 am
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eddie
The italians made it happen with some of the polish it needed to be a world's sport car. I usually buy foreign sport cars but this may be the exception. I have had corvette's way in the past but this car is in a league way over any Corvette even the ZR1.
Sep 12, 2012 2:23 am
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DBaskov
Italians have barely anything to do with the design. The design came strictly from the SRT team which is basically the same team that made previous gen Viper.
Sep 12, 2012 2:19 pm
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Shumy
the price is reasonable I think. just a little overpriced considering the plastic components but anyway, it is a history with lots of upgraded power...
Sep 11, 2012 7:08 pm
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LWE7
Hope we will see some in Europe !
Sep 11, 2012 2:23 pm
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radmeister
The hood on the GTS is much nicer, the normal one is just too much.
Sep 11, 2012 10:25 am
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SorryMyBadEnglish
Soulless fake Viper.
Sep 11, 2012 8:30 am
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Xanavi23
Its more fluid styling doesnt make it any less pure. Its still a Mid-Mounted front engine/RearWD car. Its still a V10 now with even more power and torque. Its still a car whose only level of traction control is your right foot and that speed sensing LSD.
Sep 11, 2012 3:07 pm
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DTM
Yellow really looks crap on this car... I'll take mine in Blue with White stripes just like the original Viper =)
Sep 11, 2012 8:17 am
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DBaskov
Original Viper was available in yellow too.
Sep 11, 2012 12:15 pm
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Ratt
yellow is great, with black stripes and black wheels.
Sep 12, 2012 6:14 am
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