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Auburn Hills ( USA ), July 20, 2015

Dodge and the in-house tuner SRT hit the next chapter of handmade and street-legal race car: Make way for the new Dodge Viper American Club Racer 2016er ( ACR ).

Aero kit of extremes

The most striking feature of the ACR - Viper is certainly the extreme aero kit. It consists of a huge rear wing, which is 1,876 millimeters wide and the German TÜV an adjustable carbon-spine will be in the eye. There are also a diffuser, a unique hood with removable grilles, carbon extensions for the front splitter and optional Side - Blades. All attachments produce at the maximum speed of 285 km / h was the maximum output of more than one ton. If you want something all " civilian " approach that leaves the extreme aero package ?? or at least the insane rear wing ?? off ( the TÜV will love you for it ), leaving it in the standard ACR - air ducting.

8.4 - liter V10 with 654 hp

The device, which ACR poultry monster of an iconic 8.4 - liter V10 aluminum engine. The unit is assembled by hand, makes 654 horsepower and pushes up to 813 Nm of torque to the crankshaft. The power is transmitted via a manual six-speed gearbox. The exhaust gases leave the drive unit via an exhaust system that ends in front of the rear wheels. Contact with the road, the Viper ACR on Kumho tires ( size 295 front, rear 355er ) on 19 - inchers ago.

Lightweight carbon-ceramic discs

Behind the wheel - tire combination hides a six-piston braking system from Brembo. The weight-optimized carbon-ceramic discs have a diameter of 390 millimeters at the front and 360 millimeters at the rear axle. Joining them will be a trimmed to racing suspension with adjustable Bilstein dampers.

Racing atmosphere in the interior

The interior lightweight and racing atmosphere are announced: ultralight carpets, a minimalist audio system ( only three speakers are installed ) and seats with manual adjustment save weight and provide next to the extremely lightweight braking system for a perfect 50/50 weight distribution. The dashboard is sewn from Alcantara and includes the ACR emblem.

Production, launch and price

The production for the US market to be launched in the third quarter of 2015 in Detroit. What the Viper ACR will then cost is not yet known. Officially to Germany, the street-legal racing Viper will not come the way. If you are interested probably help only going to the importer, a shipping and a subsequent major overhaul of the German regulatory authorities . (ml)