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Dodge Viper ACR returns officially with a new generation, that will promise its clients track performances. The car was already unveiled and it is ”the fastest street-legal Viper track car ever,” according to Tim Kuniskis, President and Chief Executive Officer – Dodge Brand and SRT Brand, FCA – North America.
 
The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR with the available Extreme Aero package produces the highest aerodynamic downforce of any production car. During on-track testing, development engineers have experienced nearly 1 ton of downforce at top speed of 177 mph.
 
The Extreme Aero Package includes a huge 1,876-mm wide adjustable dual-element rear wing, rear carbon fiber diffuser, unique SRT hood with removable louvers, detachable extension for the front splitter and four dive planes. The Extreme Aero package delivers more than three times the downforce of the Viper TA (Time Attack) 2.0 package.
 
The rear carbon fiber diffuser extends forward of the rear axle. It includes six removable strake extensions, designed to rub against the track surface for increased straight-line stability and optimized downforce. The 2016 Dodge Viper ACR is fitted with Kumho Ecsta V720 high-performance tires designed specifically for the car with unique tread pattern and compounds for front and rear. In testing, the new tires produce laps times that are 1.5 seconds faster than off-road only race tires.
 
The Viper ACR’s ABS and five-mode Electronic Stability Control system (Full-on, Sport, Track, Rain, Full-off modes) are specifically tuned for the car to take into account the extra grip offered by the extreme aerodynamic and tire package.
 
Aluminum bodied, double-adjustable coil-over Bilstein race shocks are designed specifically for the Viper ACR and work in conjunction with ride height adjustment for optimal control of weight transfer and handling performance. 
At the heart of the 2016 Viper ACR is the handcrafted, all-aluminum 8.4-liter V-10 overhead-valve engine, rated at 645 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque – the most torque of any naturally aspirated sports-car engine in the world.
 
Unique exhaust tips have been added to the side-mounted exhaust pipes to provide reduced exhaust pressure. All Vipers are engineered to withstand severe track duty in ambient temperatures of 100 degrees Fahrenheit with a professional driver. Power reaches the pavement through the standard Tremec TR6060 six-speed manual transmission.
 
Hand-built in Detroit at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant, the 2016 Dodge Viper ACR goes on sale in third quarter 2015.



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  1. 2000 Dodge Viper ACR

    Engine: V10, Power: Not Available kw / 460 bhp @ 5200 rpm, Torque: 677.9 nm / 500.0 ft lbs @ 3700 rpm
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    Engine: Prototype Cast Iron V10, Power: 223.7 kw / 300.0 bhp, Torque: 610.1 nm / 450.0 ft lbs
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