Jun 21 2013, 1:30pm CDT | by Shane McGlaun
SRT has unveiled the full race version of the new Viper and the vehicle is ready for worldwide GT competition. The racing car is called the SRT Viper GT3-R and the racing version in street version of the cars are quite similar. The racecar was built in collaboration with Riley Technologies in North Carolina.
The racing Viper has a chassis equipped with highly efficient aerodynamics package to optimize handling and downforce. The race car also has a Xtrac six-speed sequential transmission using paddle shifters and six piston front brake calipers. The brake calipers on the rear feature four-piston calipers.
The racing car also features lightweight wheels and a multi-disc racing clutch combined with the V10 engine. The racing car can be purchased by privateer racing teams ready to take on the big guns for $459,000. Delivery is expected to take place late in 2013.
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.
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