Hear ye, this is your last chance to own a Dodge Viper!

Article by Christian A., on December 6, 2016

The car brand has stopped taking orders only a couple of months ago since they needed time to determine the exact number of units that they have to build. Apparently, they ran short of headlamps and had no idea then if they can still accommodate all the orders. In fact, it was earlier reported that they also ran out of “aero wings” around September and that also prompted them to postpone further bookings for the ACR variant.

There are no details regarding the total number of Vipers to be assembled. But a big chunk of the final batch was already bought by a dealership based in North Carolina. Gerry Wood Dodge from Salisbury has come up with its own 2017 limited edition models. The ACR as we know is the most popular of the entire Viper’s line-up. No doubt, Gerry Wood Dodge’s special edition ACRs was allegedly sold out in less than an hour.

In a recent interview with the Detroit News, Fiat Chrysler’s head for passenger car brands Tim Kuniskis described how the “demand for ACR” was unexpected. Since they knew more or less how many they could build, he thinks that they are almost ready to take new orders.

In the last 25 years, Dodge and SRT have produced around 30,000 Vipers at Conner Avenue in Detroit. This year alone, Dodge has sold as many as 447 units in line with Viper’s 25th year anniversary. The 2015 model meanwhile has only sold around 200 units.

All this time, the hand-crafted sports car has been renowned for its lifestyle and performance. The Viper boasts an 8.4 litre V10 engine that can belt out as much as 645 horsepower and 600 pound feet of torque.

There is no exact date yet, but according to Dodge’s head for PR Kristin Starnes, the re-opening of orders will likely resume before the year ends. Nevertheless, there’s a wide variety of paint colours to choose from their website. Until then, it would be wise to check out whatever paint combinations, interior trims and wheels are available before the last breed of this car is about to become extinct.

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