Hurst unveils 50th Anniversary Dodge Viper

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 26, 2010

Maybe not all of you knew this, but 50 years ago Hurst, the well-known tuner was born, and in order to celebrate this, the tuning company announced a special 50th Anniversary Hurst/Viper limited to just 50 units. The new vehicle comes in a unique flat gold finish gloss black stripes, completed by the black chrome Hurst wheels and detailing.

This new Hurst/Viper will be sold through the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction on January 17th while the money will be donated to Victory Junction, a year-round camping facility for children for chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

The production version will feature the new Hurst HARD-DRIVE gold anodized pistol-grip shifter, 19" and 20" aluminium wheels, fitted with Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires, a new Corsa exhaust system as well as a Moton Club Sport adjustable coil-over suspension with Eibach spring.

At the interior the vehicle comes with a Katzkin charcoal leather featuring Hurst embroidered logos as well as gold thread detailing and perforated leather inserts. 

All the 50 units will be available in Hurst's legendary color combinations of Black with Gold stripes and White with Gold stripes. No words about the price yet but as soon as we will find out anything we will let you know!

Press Release

Hurst Releases First Photos Of The Hurst/Viper

Hurst Performance Vehicles today releases photos of the 50th Anniversary Hurst/Viper. This very special Viper is SERIAL #01 of only 50 to be built by the legendary Hurst Performance Vehicle Group. It features unique flat gold paint with gloss black stripes and black chrome Hurst wheels and detailing. This vehicle will be auctioned at the Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction on January 17th, 2009 with the proceeds donated to Victory Junction, a year-round camping facility for children for chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses.

The production Hurst/Viper vehicles will feature the new Hurst HARD-DRIVE® gold anodized pistol-grip shifter, Hurst 19" and 20" polished aluminum wheels, Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 tires, Corsa exhaust and Moton Club Sport adjustable coil-over suspension with Eibach springs. The interior features a special Katzkin charcoal leather with Hurst embroidered logos, gold thread detailing and perforated leather inserts. In honor of the Golden Anniversary the vehicle will be available exclusively in Hurst's legendary color combinations of Black with Gold stripes and White with Gold stripes. HURST/Vipers are available for individual order though Hurst Performance Vehicles and Woodhouse Dodge.

About Hurst Performance
Founded in 1958, Hurst Performance is one of the most recognized and revered names in the automotive performance arena. The Hurst brand has long been synonymous with speed, performance and quality, with an impressive track-record of pioneering high performance products and vehicles for all forms of motorsports and hot-rodding. Hurst was one of the first specialty companies to partner with the OEMs and bring enthusiasts limited edition performance vehicles like the legendary Hurst/Olds 442. For more information please visit www.Hurst-Performance.com.

About The Woodhouse Auto Family
Woodhouse Auto Family is a successful family-owned business which has sold vehicles in all 50 states. The Woodhouse Auto Family consists of 7 dealership franchises in the Omaha, Nebraska metro area. Woodhouse Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep have consistently been in the top 10 sales position for the Pentastar Corporation. In addition, Woodhouse has been a leader in new Dodge Viper sales for the past 8 years. With an extensive background in racing and performance Woodhouse also leads in performance modifications of the Dodge Viper SRT10.

About Victory Junction
Victory Junction is a year-round camping environment for children, ages 6 to 16, with chronic medical conditions or serious illnesses. Founded by Kyle and Pattie Petty in honor of their son Adam, the camp is located in Randleman, N.C. with a second location opening soon in Kansas City, Kan. Victory Junction offers programs for 24 disease groups and maintains strong relationships with 22 partner hospitals. Victory Junction's mission is to provide life-changing camping experiences that are exciting, fun and empowering, in a safe and medically-sound environment. As a not-for-profit organization, the camp operates solely through the support of generous donors to provide this experience at no charge to children and their families. For more information, visit www.victoryjunction.org.

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