Porsche 911s are incredible cars, but are not what One would think of as ruling the drag strip. 911s tend to be more of a road track car thanks to their handling and good straight line speed. Obviously a 1994 Twin Turbo powered Porsche 911 C2 should not be able to win over cars like a 1550-horsepower Lamborghini and a 1200-horsepower Viper on a drag strip.… Read more
You may remember not that long ago that Motor Trend pitted the SRT Viper GTS against the Corvette ZR1 and the ZR1 was the faster of the two on the track (if you haven’t seen the video you can view it here). This video started a huge war of word on Twitter with SRT claiming that the ZR1 had a tire advantage and the driver was a better driver in a Corvette and couldn’t handle the Viper.… Read more
The 12 Hours of Sebring was run this past weekend as was a good one. The race saw some great action with Audi finished 1, 2 overall in the race marking the first time that a hybrid car has won at Sebring (but get used to that as next year Porsche and Ferrari will compete at the top level and they will probably also be using hybrid technology).… Read more
2012 Speed.com Sports Car driver of the year Ryan Dalziel battled the bumps of the iconic Sebring International Raceway to give SRT Motorsports a fighting fifth place finish in the Twelve Hours of Sebring.
Ryan – originally from Airdrie in Lanarkshire – showed he has maintained the form that took him the FIA World Endurance Championship LMP2 team title and second place in the GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Cars Series with two flawless stints in Florida.… Read more
2012 Speed.com Sports Car driver of the year Ryan Dalziel has agreed to a dream deal to join factory-backed SRT Motorsports to tackle three of the biggest sportscar races in the world.
Proud Scot Ryan – who now lives in Windermere, Florida – will strap himself into the awesome SRT Viper GTS-R as part of the team’s assault on the 12 Hours of Sebring in Florida, the Le Mans 24 Hours in France and Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta.… Read more
The SRT Viper is quite a good performance car. The car has all of the bite of the older Vipers, but is a little more civilized to live with. Making a high performance car like the SRT Viper requires some precise manufacturing.
Well, thanks to the New York Times there is a video showing just how the SRT Viper is built.… Read more
This week there has been a huge amount of press for the new Corvette Stingray. But, until recently all the press was about the SRT Viper GTS and before that it was about the Corvette ZR1. Both the SRT Viper GTS and the Corvette ZR1 are incredible performance cars, but which is better?
The performance numbers of the two cars are nearly identical, but how they make all that power is a bit different.… Read more
All the news this week has been about the new Corvette Stingray. The new Corvette looks like a good car, but we shouldn’t forget about that other American sports car, the SRT Viper. The SRT Viper may be old news for the moment, but it is still quite a car that will likely put fear into any driver driving a new Corvette Stingray.… Read more
On January 10th 2013 the keys to the first 2013 SRT Viper were handed over to its proud owner (you can watch the ceremony in the above video). The SRT Viper is quite a sports car and really takes the American sports car to a new level. But will its reign as the “King of American Sports Cars” be short?
On January 13th Chevrolet will unveil the new 2014 Corvette (just the mere mention of the 2014 Corvette probably got the guys over at Jalopnik excited).… Read more
The 2013 SRT Viper GTS is one of the most anticipated American cars to hit showrooms in recent years. The high performance Viper that aims to be more well rounded, but still incredibly fast in a straight line, than the previous Vipers. The car appears to be an evolution instead of a redesign, but it looks like it works.
The two big improvements to the new 2013 SRT Viper GTS appear to be much better handling and a much higher class interior.… Read more