FCA Will Reopen Dodge Viper Ordering One Final Time Before the Holidays
Demand for the track-oriented Viper ACR model has been so high that FCA stopped accepting orders for it on September 27th. This was because the automaker had a lack of hand-built carbon fiber rear wings needed to complete the vehicle. Dodge then stopped taking orders for the normal Viper on October 7th due to a shortage of headlights.
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The good news for Viper fans is that Dodge CEO Timothy Kuniskis recently told The Detroit News that Viper ordering will be reopened before 2016 comes to a close. However, he did make it known he expects the remaining models to sell out quickly.
While Dodge has only sold 447 Vipers this year in the United States, the car was included on Hagerty’s annual Hot List of future collectibles. With this is mind, one dealership placed an order for what it thought would be the final 135 Viper sports cars ever produced. The dealership even created three of its own limited-edition models using the automaker’s one-of-one program.
Every 2017 Dodge Viper comes equipped with a 8.4-liter V10 engine good for 645 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque. In addition, consumers can choose between 18 interior trims, 11 unique wheel designs, and numerous exterior color options. The Viper sells for approximately $90,000-$121,000 per car.
If you’re serious about getting one of the last Dodge Vipers, then you better start calling dealerships in your area today so you can order one of the remaining models.
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Gallery: 2017 Dodge Viper Photos
News Source: The Detroit News