With production and sales of the SRT Viper in full swing, the high-performance coupe is receiving some minor changes for its sophomore year. The big news, of course, is a higher starting price of $99,395 (*plus a $2,600 gas-guzzler tax and $1,995 destination charge), which is an increase of $2,000 but adds more standard features like HD Radio with Navigation and Uconnect, a back-up camera and a 900-watt, 12-speaker Harmon/Kardon audio system.

Other audio system changes include a new lower price for the optional 18-speaker affair, which has dropped from $2,995 down to $1,995. The higher-optioned 2014 Viper GTS is priced from $126,490 (with gas guzzler and destination), but there is still no official word on how much the track-ready Viper TA will cost. Motor Trend is estimating that it could be priced right in the middle of the existing models at around $116,000. There is no press release for the pricing change, but SRT's official response is posted below.
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We launched the 2014 SRT Viper with an introductory price of $97,395, which does not include the $1,995 destination charge. The price of the 2014 SRT Viper has increased by $2,000, to $99,395. The price increase covers some additional standard equipment (HD Radio with Navigation and Uconnect Access; 900 Watt 12 Speaker Harman Kardon audio system, including 2 subwoofers; and the ParkView Back-up Camera.). The pricing for the GTS remains the same at $121,895. Also, the gas guzzler tax is $2,600.


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      CadiVetteFerrari
      • 1 Year Ago
      Are people for real? I would never ever get a Viper. I don't care if it comes with the Victoria Secret Models for a year. But that's because it's not for me and I'm a Corvette guy. But to dog it as if it's old news or trash is unfounded and ridiculous. It's an American classic! It's definitely worthy of its price. It's a track monster and will run with anything from Lambos, Ferraris, Porsches, Corvettes, etcetera. Last I heard, the world economy is still isn't in great shape, and even China is not exactly safe (just the recent edition of 60 Minutes to see). I'm not sure what kind of person without money can purchase a new Viper or even a Corvette. Last I heard, the Viper is 100K and the Corvette starts at around 50K. What's the average salary in the United States? Around the base price of the Corvette. That means a household needs to bring in serious coin to afford any of these cars. I swear, some people act like money grows on trees or that anyone can afford a 50K+ car. You'll piss on the Viper but then what do YOU do for a living? What are you driving? Do you even own a car or can you not afford one? I mean, WTF, stop treating a Viper likes it's a Ford Pinto. It's a sports car and a mighty good one.
        550PlusX5
        • 1 Year Ago
        @CadiVetteFerrari
        Same sort of people that talk about 0-60 times all the time and perform mental masturbation exercises on which car is better based on what is written on Car and Driver or MT spec sheet with absolutely 0.0% seat time in a serious car, driving any sort of serious way...
      Matt Brown
      • 1 Year Ago
      18 speakers! Remember how the first gen didn't even have side windows?
      icemilkcoffee
      • 1 Year Ago
      If all you is a loud and raw muscle car, then the GT500 will scratch that itch for a lot less money.
      Teleny411
      • 1 Year Ago
      Although my personal tastes are more vintage, a Viper is an event. They have a presence that is unique. Plus all of the ripping on Fiat-without Fiat there might not be a Viper or Chrysler for that matter.
      luigi.tony
      • 1 Year Ago
      Never thought I'd see the day of a 100K FIAT in the USA
        Brandon
        • 1 Year Ago
        @luigi.tony
        What would you consider a maserati or Ferrari then? They're owned by fiat aren't they?
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        Bill Burke
        • 1 Year Ago
        There are lots of Vipers here on Long Island and their owners, generally.,are highly paid and well educated executives or professionals and most well over 40. As to the label "red neck", I'd rather spend time with a hard working, America loving, God fearing Southerner than with anyone, regardless of where they are from, who are too narrow minded to appreciate my Long Island ways, most likely.
        jtav2002
        • 1 Year Ago
        Even if they had the money I doubt this is the type of vehicle "rednecks" would want. Can't go mudding in this. Thanks for trying, though.
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        Teleny411
        • 1 Year Ago
        Or you could buy: Ferrari 328: 40k BMW z3m: 20k Jaguar xkr 4.2: 20k Miata gen2: 10k Corvette C3 driver: 10k So many combos: so many cool cars!
          kcroc10077
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Teleny411
          You left out one of my favorites and something that would be first on my list. Acura NSX.
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      mylexicon
      • 1 Year Ago
      The Viper has become a sad story. I remember my youthful fascination with the R/T and GTS, which were built as an homage to the insanity of the Shelby Cobra and Daytona Coupe. Unfortunately, Fiat's attempt to mix overwrought musclecar pantomime with European sophistication has been bewildering, and the car has lost of lot of its venom compared to other vehicles.
        Jason
        • 1 Year Ago
        @mylexicon
        Huh? Have you heard: the 911 is even WATER-COOLED now... And the Corvette: it has LEATHER and CARBON FIBER interior bits. If you want to go out and buy a 10 year old Ford GT, maybe that'll serve you well. But to bag on the Viper like you did here doesn't make sense. It's still a 10-cylinder car and in the same spirit as the original (just with more goodness on top. Face it, Chrysler couldn't have made this car 20 years ago (and sold it for what they did), that's why it was so 'raw'.
      gasaraki88
      • 1 Year Ago
      Wow, that's a little pricy.... The GTR is around the same price.
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      Michael Scoffield
      • 1 Year Ago
      Don't get me wrong I like the Viper a lot but compared to the new Corvette is overall a much more expensive, worse car.
        Andrew Ramos
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Michael Scoffield
        I hear that Corvettes are pretty good around a road course. There will be a hotter Stingray than the base model of course to compete with the Viper. And the Viper had trouble keeping the last hot C6 at bay around a track. I'm sure the C7 will be quite a handful :)
          Bo Mayid
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Andrew Ramos
          well, at least until the new Viper ACR comes out; and with parelli making better tires for the viper... let's just say it's gonna be one hell of a battle, with the end result of both of them obliterating anything the Germans and Japanese make
          kcroc10077
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Andrew Ramos
          The C7 Z06 should be at Detroit next year. Not sure about the ZR1.
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          Michael Scoffield
          • 1 Year Ago
          Yea but more horsepower don't necessarily make a car better or faster around a track.
          Go2Fast
          • 1 Year Ago
          Agreed. Almost 200HP difference is nothing to shake a stick at. However, you could have two vette's for the price difference and imagine adding $50k in upgrades to a Z51 ...
          Mike
          • 1 Year Ago
          Agreed Michael. If it was all about HP the 13-14 Shelby GT500 would eat these two for lunch. It's about the entire overall package. I have a feeling a C7 Z06 would crush the Viper and still save you a lot of coin.
      tbird57w
      • 1 Year Ago
      yawn! I was .disappointed that the viper didn't morph more when it came back. if they could lower the price, they might snare a few more buyers looking for sports car. imo the competition is just plain "passing" the viper in so many ways. i fondly remember when the original viper was unleashed-wow!
        Bill Burke
        • 1 Year Ago
        @tbird57w
        Not to be too critical BUT.... S.R.T. will sell every Viper they can manage to build. I'm not clear on that old Viper vs new Viper evaluation. I've seen lots of older Vipers and they just keep getting better over the years. As to the newest generation, I've seen only one, at a car show in Oyster Bay, and my God is it special and by comparison, a whole lot better than anything before. But yes, those original Vipers were beasts.
      Jason
      • 1 Year Ago
      God bless America.
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