Scale model by Michael Graeber “Salt Lake Viper”. Specs: The base kit is an AMT Viper RT/10 with many low-drag bodywork modifications. Details include Moon Disc wheel covers from Sakatsu, Mooneyes decals from Slixx, and custom “Eye” decals printed on an Alps printer.

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Lee Iacocca was a real comedian.

Many people know that it was entrusted to Lamborghini experts to bring to mind the truck engine to put it on the 1992 Viper. I didn’t think much why. It turns out that Lamborghini belonged to Chrysler from 1987 to 1994. The Viper engine was the largest mounted on a passenger car and held that record until the Bugatti Veyron appeared.

In the photo, instead of the production model of the Viper, the 1989 prototype.

March is a good time to start a new blog dedicated to one of the most daring, brutal and beautiful cars of our time. The viper could remain just a prototype and gather dust in the museum, but it was so cool that they decided to put it into production. And, now, poisonous history is more than 30 years old.

31 years ago, in March 1989, Chief Engineer Roy Sjoberg gathered “Team Viper” – a team of 85 engineers who began working on putting the Dodge Viper into production …

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