Tag: v10

Almost Twenty Years Later… An Iron Glove with Cashmere Lining

It’s been almost twenty years since Dodge released the second-gen Viper (1996), the iconic blue-with-white-stripes GTS that paced the ’96 Indy 500. Three generations later and the car isn’t even a Dodge anymore, it’s an SRT. But as a Mopar enthusiast, my only concern is whether the car lost its manic edge. Has it become […] More »

  Comments | By - December 31, 2013

Mopar Muscle Thursday: Viper Powered 1959 Plymouth Belvedere is Vintage Awesomeness

When we think about the history of Mopar muscle cars, a big, brawny 2-door sedan like the 1959 Plymouth Belvedere is probably not a vehicle that comes to mind.  However, the off white ’59 Belvedere shown in the video below packs major muscles borrowed from the mighty Dodge Viper. The video doesn’t say which generation […] More »

  Comments | By - August 22, 2013

Muddy Mondays: V10 Ram playing in the mud

While many younger Dodge and Ram fans may not remember the day when there was a V10 Dodge Ram pickup with a V10 engine that wasn’t sporting the SRT10 badge, older DF’ers will likely recall the Ram 2500 of the late 1990s and early 2000s that offered 310 horsepower and 450lb-ft of torque.  While that […] More »

  Comments | By - July 1, 2013

Mopar Muscle Thursday: 2008 Dodge Challenger V10 Concept in action

What do you get when you combine a modern Dodge Challenger with the 8.4L V10 from the Dodge Viper SRT10? Pure freakin’ awesomeness – that’s what. You also get a modern Mopar muscle car that will tear up a set of tires just as well as it will tear up just about any type of race track […] More »

  Comments | By - May 23, 2013

Viper Club Cruise

On Sunday, the Southern California Viper Club held a cruise beginning at Supercar Sunday (at the Topanga Westfield) following the storied Mulholland Highway and Kanan Rd. to an ultra-luxury detailing shop, Lavaggio in Agoura Hills. This DF journo was lucky to be along. The weather was perfect (it’s SoCal, duh) and all but the first […] More »

  Comments | By - May 20, 2013

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