The world’s first Dodge Viper sold 2 times more expensive than plannedJanuary 17, 2020
Auction house Bonhams announced the sale of debut mass Dodge Viper RT / 10 1992 release. For a roadster with a VIN number ending in 00001, someone gave $ 285,500 with an estimated price of $ 125 thousand
This Dodge Viper was owned by the famous Lee Iacocca, who served as chairman of the Chrysler Corporation in early 1990. The top manager personally approved the development of the serial Viper. The presentation of the prototype model took place at the Detroit auto show in 1990.
At the start of the release, the Dodge Viper with a rear-wheel drive system had an 8.0-liter V10 aspirated, which was modernized by Lamborghini specialists. Together with the engine worked exclusively 6-speed manual transmission. The weight of the aluminum engine was 323 kg and it produced 400 hp. Before the first “hundred”, the supercar accelerated in 4.6 seconds, and it accelerated to a maximum of 290 km / h.
The implemented Viper model is in excellent and completely factory form. The mileage of this 28-year-old roadster is only 6,220 miles (10,010 km).
Also earlier on sale was the Dodge Demon convertible. Productive Demon has a low mileage and high cost.
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