Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  

AutoBlog: BREAKING: Dodge to end Viper production in July '10, new car in 2012

Recommended Posts

Filed under: Performance, Chrysler, Dodge

2009 Dodge Viper SRT-10 - Click above for high-res image gallery

At the Chrysler business plan meeting this morning, Ralph Gilles, CEO of the Dodge car brand, dropped big news on the Viper. After going back and forth for the past 18 months on what to do with Viper, Chrysler has decided that production of the current Viper will end in July 2010. Before that happens, 500 final cars will be built that, according to Gilles, will be the most special Vipers ever. Gilles explained that the company wanted to preserve the value of existing Vipers by not continuing the current generation indefinitely. He didn't give any details on what would be special with the final 500 cars.

However, Viper fans need not mourn yet. Gilles revealed that an all new car is being developed with a launch targeted in 2012! Even better the Viper will be getting some help from Chrysler's new Italian colleagues... and lets not forget about a certain Fiat outpost that uses a yellow-and-black Prancing Horse for its logo that's based in Maranello. Let's just hope they keep the Viper's elemental nature in the new generation.

BREAKING: Dodge to end Viper production in July '10, new car in 2012 originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 04 Nov 2009 11:49:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Permalink | Email this | Comments


autoblog?i=UBTDORthi3I:cF3SRhA4FBU:wF9xT autoblog?i=UBTDORthi3I:cF3SRhA4FBU:V_sGL

View the full article

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

That sounds pretty damn cool.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  

  • Who's Online   0 Members, 0 Anonymous, 56 Guests (See full list)

    There are no registered users currently online

About us

CheersandGears.com - Founded 2001

We ♥ Cars

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets