SRT Viper Roadster 2014

Tuesday, December 24th 2013. | SRT

SRT CEO Ralph Gilles could afford been detailing his brand’s top-secret plans for subsequent 5 many a long time, or taking potshots in the Corvette for many I knew. I’d been solely concerning 10 feet far from Gilles as he was telling a little cluster of assembled media some thing or any other in regards to the history from the Viper – simply currently enriched using this ” Time Attack ” TA design – even if I’d been barely mindful of the undeniable fact that he was addressing me in the least. Despite my laptop computer becoming dutifully erected for the aim of taking notes, my focus were splintered from the sensationally orange coupe which was a hurtling into my peripheral eyesight, trailing a wake of baritone exhaust which appeared solely mildly filtered from the brick and glass developing during which I’d been sitting. The actual check drivers were obtaining a few last runs inside the TA and it was eventually

The roadster version will keep the same exterior design language with aerodynamically functional details integrated into the high-tech carbon fiber and aluminum skin. The main, and more than likely only, difference will be the fabric roof (seen in recent spy shots) that replaces the fixed roof.

Under the hood, the Viper Roadster will maintain the 8.4-liter all-aluminum, V-10 overhead-valve engine found in the coupe model with an output of 640 HP and 600 lb-ft of torque. This engine will be mated to an improved Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual transmission.

Expect to see the future Viper Roadster launched sometime at the beginning of 2013, most likely at a major show. Do we smell a Detroit reveal?