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Official: Hagerty predicts this year’s future classics

Official: Hagerty predicts this year’s future classics

Hagerty Insurance, which specializes in covering cars already deemed classics, is out with its annual Hot List predicting this year’s ten cars that will be future collectibles. Even though it stays under $100,000, it spans almost $74,000 in MSRPs starting with the $23,700 Ford Focus ST on the affordable end and peaking with the $97,395 SRT Viper. Other [...]

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2013 SRT Viper leaks out early with some blurry images

2013 SRT Viper leaks out early with some blurry images

It seems like that the 2012 New York Auto Show will hold no surprises for us when we get there tomorrow. One of the most anticipated debuts of the show, the 2013 SRT Viper, has now been leaked.

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Video: Don’t Pass on the Right

Video: Don’t Pass on the Right

Few things piss me off quicker than having someone pass me on the right while there’s an open lane on my left. As someone who spent quite a bit of my vagrant youth tearing ass through the hills, dales and interestates of Virginia, I know exactly what can happen when you sneak up on someone [...]

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Video: Jousting on the Nurburgring

Got ten minutes to kill? Sure you do. The fiends over at Speedhunters have sourced up a great clip of a GT3 Dodge Viper and a GT3 Porsche 997 going at it on the world-famous Nurburgring. With plenty of lap traffic from lower race classes and the challenge of Green Hell itself, it’s ten minutes [...]

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The Daily Wrap

The Daily Wrap

I. Chevrolet released some shots of a super-sexy cop-spec Camaro. The modern-day Blues Mobile has all the trimmings including sneaky red and blues in the headlights and a pushbar. Awesome. [0-60]

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Al Melling’s Been Busy

British Roadster builder Al Melling has been keeping himself occupied since gunning for the TVR name not too long ago. It seems the man responsible for a gaggle of V8-powered roadsters has his sights set on plopping a more potent mill behind the headlights. Something like a V10. The car is already under development at [...]

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Fun With Computers: 1967 Dodge Viper

Designer Rafael Reston has taken to pondering what the Dodge Viper would have looked like if it originated in the ‘60s. What’d he come up with? A heaping pile of hotness. Reston says he took time to research construction methods available at the time, as well as all the craziness Chrysler was working on. When [...]

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The Daily Wrap

The Daily Wrap

I. Volkswagen announced that it will bring its Polo sub-compact to the U.S. to compete in our ever-growing small car market. True, the Polo may be a little on the dull side, but they’ve been selling like hotcakes in Europe for 30 years. No word yet on when the Polo will emigrate, but VW says [...]

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Detroit Auto Show: The Black Sheep

A couple of dominant themes have already reared their ugly heads at this year’s Detroit Auto Show. First and foremost, the gloomy economic conditions and the resultant (near total lack of) auto sales have factored into everyone’s speeches — even sales-record VW Group. Next in line? None other than Captain Planet’s fleet of green machines. [...]

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For Sale: McLaren Dodge Viper Diamondback

You’re looking at McLaren’s take on the Dodge Viper. Built for the North American International Auto Show in 2006, the car received a few performance upgrades to help boost power to 615 – 115 over the base car at the time. Aside from adding a little gusto, McLaren also focused on ditching weight from the [...]

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Hurst: 50 Years Of Gear-Grabbin’ Fun

That’s right, the boys known for the baddest pistol-grip shifters in the land are turning 50. What are they doing to celebrate? Rolling out special edition Dodge Vipers, of course. The cars can only be had in black with gold stripes or white with gold stripes and will rock a couple of tricks to separate [...]

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Who’s The Idiot Here? You Decide!

So, I was browsing through YouTube in rather lazy-assed psuedo-preparation for my stint at the NASA Road Atlanta enduro, and I happened to come upon this gem of a video. At first glance, it’s fairly simple: a chap in an awesome Viper makes a potentially deadly mistake at Road Atlanta. Turn One at RA is [...]

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Red Bull Drifting World Championship Results: Good Job Rhys

More photos and info coming later today, but Rhys Millen and his mighty Red Bull Pontiac Solistice captured first place, the $25,000 purse and the title of World Champion at the inaugural World Championship event. The $25,000 is the largest prize in the history of drifting. Rhys’s teammate Daijiro Yoshihara took second and $15,000 behind the [...]

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Angry Jack: Nurburgring Times Mean “Absolutely Nothing”

Nissan Day is without end! Full Disclosure: SpeedSportLife’s Jack Baruth is not only a friend of mine, but was on my LeMons team last May. He’s a pretty good driver, too. Full Disclosure 2.0: Here at Autofiends we love nothing more than reporting on the latest Nurburgring “Lap Record.” Why just this very morning Zach put [...]

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Motive Figures Out Why The Viper ACR Is King

These guys have all the fun. Bryan Joslin over at Motive Magazine managed to get behind the wheel of the current king of the ‘Ring, the Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR. According to Joslin, that amalgamation of digits and letters equates to just one thing: fast. If you’ve been as curious as we have about how [...]

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Corvette ZR1 and Viper ACR SRT10, Side By Side

Yeah, yeah. The picture isn’t of a ZR1 or an ACR SRT10. Just try finding those two parked next to each other. If you’re like us, you probably spent way too much time flipping between the video of the Dodge Viper ACR SRT10 and the Corvette ZR1 dancing around Nurburgring trying to figure out just [...]

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Dodge Viper ACR: New King O’ Der ‘Ring?

Looks like the ZR1 has already been dethroned as the reigning monarch of Green Hell just weeks into its supercharged reign of power. Hot on the heels of the news that Chrysler is looking at the highest bidders for the Viper name comes this blistering video of an SRT10 ACR doing the nasty in just [...]

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