Chrysler’s SRT brand will mark the first official appearance at the the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, this weekend with the unveiling of the new, limited-edition 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition model.
Chrysler’s SRT brand will mark the first official appearance at the the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, this weekend with the unveiling of the new, limited-edition 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition model. The 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition recalls memories of past Viper Coupe reveals in 1996 and 2006 with symbolic GTS Blue paint and dual Bright White stripes – exclusive to Launch Edition models.
“Designed with Viper loyalists in mind, the 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition model brings back the classic paint schemes that have adorned all previous Viper coupe launches to help us celebrate the return of our brand’s flagship performance machine to the supercar market,” said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO – Street and Racing Technology Brand and Motorsports and Senior Vice President – Product Design, Chrysler Group LLC. “Our American-built supercar showcases the very best we have to offer by incorporating superior craftsmanship, the finest materials, a host of new technologies and ergonomic improvements while respecting its focus on outright performance.”
In addition to its blue paint scheme, the SRT Viper Launch Edition models also get unique wheels and “Stryker” badges found on the hood and steering wheel. The interior of the 2013 SRT Viper GTS Launch Edition gets a serialized dash plaque further improves collectability by aligning the build sequence number to the vehicle identification number. Black Laguna leather with contrast stitching is found throughout, covering the seats, door trim, instrument panel, steering wheel, grab handle, shift knob and center console. Alcantara covers the headliner and white bezels are finished in Satin Silver.
The 2013 SRT Viper is powered by an all-aluminum 8.4-liter V-10 engine with 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque.