Dodge to begin negotiations to sell Viper brand shortly

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    IBpeoplethinkHennesseycanaffordtobuyViper :mamoru:

    It'd be cool if the same consortium that bought Aston Martin could buy the Viper brand, too. The guy in charge is also the president of Prodrive, who modified SRT-10 Vipers so that they could be sold in the UK. I'm sure Prodrive could do some very nice things with a Viper. :cool:
     
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    Maybe Hyundai will by it
     
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    In for Tata Viper
     
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    Hopefully they sell jeep too and someone turns it around :x:
     
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    For Sale: United States of America

    Price Reduced!
     
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    maybe the buyer of hummer will buy viper

    hummer would have been :bowdown: with e-flex
     
  7. Bona Fide

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    In for Honda/Toyota buying it and finally having a legitimate street supercar.
     
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    They should do that and put 4cyls in them. :mamoru:


    In all seriousness, I could see Viper expanding and maybe becoming a sports car lineup, maybe like an American TVR. Just depends on whether someone wants to put in that much work.

    A higher-volume, $50k entry level model with a V8 would be cool
    A 500hp car like the '03 SRT-10 could be the mid level model
    Then have a range-topping 600hp car similar to the ACR

    No SUVs, for the love of all that is right in the world. :bowdown:
     
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    Tata(India) bought Land Rover, but they like Jeep over there in India too. :hsugh:
     
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    fazle should buy that shit, then hire all the car nerds on OT to come work for him
     
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    :roflw:

    Poll: pick next years interior colors
     
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    They've even partnered with Nissan. They give Nissan the Ram to use as the next Titan, and Nissan gives Chrysler the b-platform(Versa) for small cars like the Hornet.
     
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    cooool, maybe it will be worth a shit now
     
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    what are you talking about? OT is full of car experts. Haven't you been reading?
     
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    they will probably drop a turbocharged 4 cylinder in it
     
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    Daimler Benz sold the last of their Chrysler stock to Cerberus, too. They've completely washed their hands of the matter. :o


    I just don't see anything good coming on the horizon from them. That electric sportscar was pitiful, imho. Even the concept wasn't a new idea. Wow, an electric sports car developed with Lotus. Tesla, anyone? At least the Tesla had its own original body. :o
     
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    Honda will use an S2000 engine. In for 160lb-ft @ 8700rpm. :bowdown:
     
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    They need some capital fast
     
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    Or put that Viper V10 into that new Lexus supercar.
     
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    It will never be fast enough for Lexus. They wanted to win the Nurburgring pissing contest, and didn't realize that everyone else is constantly developing new stuff too. :uh:
     
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    Alright, I got it: The new owner can try to make the V10 a modular design and just hack off cylinders to make smaller engines. :o

    You could have a full model range

    Entry level 'Sidewinder' gets awd and a big 5L V6, or the forced induction equivalent. That's kinda big for a six, tbh. :o
    Mid level 'Python' gets a 6.8L V8
    Higher level 'Anaconda' is essentially the old 8.3L 500hp SRT-10
    Top level Viper is basically the 8.4L 600hp Viper ACR
     

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