The Pacifica Prototype Viper was a 9/10 scale model built by the Pacifica Design Studio. It was a “Plan-B Viper” – built as a backup plan. If Dodge couldn’t produce the V10 Viper in time or without going over budget, then Dodge would have resorted to building a smaller, V8-powered car similar to this one. The car looks very similar to the 1989 Show Car, but had different headlights, cloth seats, and different rear-view mirrors. (Source: jbisanz)

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Dodge Viper owners stage their cars for the Worlds Largest Viper Parade that traveled through the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, the Music City, on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2002. Leading the parade was the all-new 2003 Dodge Viper SRT10 driven by Dodge NASCAR Driver Sterling Marlin. (Source: jbisanz /

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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.