Next Gen Viper to Get V-10 Engine

The once popular Dodge Viper has been on a bit of a break recently, but Dodge has said the super car will once again be available in late 2012. In anticipation of that release date Mopar debuted the newest engine for the Viper at the SEMA Show.

The company announced a ready-to-race drag version of the its iconic V-10 engine. The engine puts out 800 horsepower and 695 lb-ft of torque while coming in at 512 cubic inches.

Also at SEMA, Mopar gave current Viper owners some good news. A bolt-on Performance Upgrade Kit will be available for the third generation Viper. This kit combines new aluminum heads, a new upper intake manifold with enlarged throttle body, and new fuel rails to boost power output by 150 hp.

Viper Engine


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