Way back in 2009, a small but hopeful automaker called Devon Motorworks came to life with a somewhat shocking vehicle that it planned to sell as a true bespoke American supercar. Sadly, and for a number of reasons (not the least of which was the bankruptcy of its major parts donor), the Devon GTX never made it into the hands of the public.

That doesn't mean Devon never assembled any cars. As you can see, there's at least one Devon GTX thundering down the road. The first Devon GTX, serial number one, went up for auction at the 2012 Barrett-Jackson event in Scottsdale. Powered by the engine and running gear of a 2008 Dodge Viper, this car is completely street legal with a 2012 special construction title.

And now it has a new owner, bought for the sum of $220,000 after a final gavel price of $200,000. We don't know if that's a steal or an overpayment, but either way, we think the GTX is pretty cool. See the car in all its chrome and black glory in our high-res gallery of live images below, plus the video after the break, where you'll also see its official auction description.


Summary: Designed by noted and award winning designer Daniel Paulin, the Devon GTX debuted at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to rave reviews as the next great American Supercar. Titled as a 2008 Dodge.

Details: Rare, modern, masterpiece. Serial #1. Designed by noted and award winning designer Daniel Paulin, the Devon GTX debuted at the 2009 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to rave reviews as the next great American Supercar. The GTX had lap record setting performance at Willow Spring Raceway and the famed Laguna Seca tracks. Unfortunately, the recession prohibited the car from going into production. However, this only increases the collectivity of this masterpiece. Scott Devon, founder of Devon Motorworks assembled a who's who of engineers from Ford and Chrysler to help build the carbon fiber super structure and modifications to the chassis and powertrain. One of the world's top aerodynamicists also assisted in wind tunnel testing etc. **TITLED AS A 2012 SPECIAL CONSTRUCTED** **PREVIOUSLY BONDED TITLE**


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      Lachmund
      • 2 Years Ago
      if i had the money i would have bought one in a heartbeat
      Sims
      • 2 Years Ago
      $200,000 for a hot, street legal, fast concept sounds like the deal of a century. I've always loved this car, especially in black.
      TruthHertz
      • 2 Years Ago
      The best part is that it comes with the same warranty as a Saab!
      Krishan Mistry
      • 2 Years Ago
      $200k... or about half the supposed msrp. That's gotta hurt, but not for the owner of the best looking, most exclusive Dodge Viper ever made. I would have expected it to ring at least its $500k asking price, but I guess who knows?
      artso06
      • 2 Years Ago
      Very worth it. These are more than cars, they are collectors coins. 1 out of only 2 only means high $ value down the road.
      L1011
      • 2 Years Ago
      After reading some comments I'm clearly in the minority here. I wouldn't pay $2,000 for this butt ugly car, never mind $200,000. To call it a super car is an insult to super cars. Just my $0.02
      • 2 Years Ago
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        Elmo
        • 2 Years Ago
        You mean the guy who DONATED $300,000 on the Mustang prototype? You're an idiot.
      Autoblogist
      • 2 Years Ago
      Wow, at $200k that 's a steal. There 's definitely more than $200k worth of modifications done to this car. Really surprised it didn't get at least the original msrp.
      lorenzo
      • 2 Years Ago
      I guess that is on par with a lot of re-bodied cars - but what really is this, one rich mans dream. Devon lost his a ton of coin on this. He gets to keep the other one. Who knows how much he invested in making the 2 cars and all the PR and everything - down the toilet. Really, someone paid 200k for a share of someones failed dream, sad. Maybe his dad bought it.....
        Elmo
        • 2 Years Ago
        @lorenzo
        It wasn't a failed dream. The car was going to be a gigantic hit. The fact that the Viper program went belly up is what killed the car. It was more along the lines of it being the wrong time for the car.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      Evan Hayden
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's a shame it never made it to full production. I thought the GTX was one awesome looking car.
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