The 2014 SRT Viper is already a rare and special vehicle, but Ralph Gilles & Co. are looking to create even more excitement for the car with limited-edition models. Only 165 souls will be lucky enough to park a Viper TA in their driveway, but less than a third of that number will have the honor of laying their $100,000+ down on this new new Viper GTS Anodized Carbon Special Edition.

All 50 of these coupes will come in a yet-to-be-named metallic matte hue, and will include further unique elements like the black chrome wheels, bright-orange brake calipers and carbon fiber rear appliqué seen here. The cabin also receives special treatment with plenty of Alcantara and Nappa leather to go with orange accents and carbon fiber trim. SRT has yet to announce pricing on the Viper GTS Anodized Carbon Special Edition, but it will be unveiled at the LA Auto Show before going on sale in January. Scroll down for the official press release.
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New Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package Available on 2014 SRT Viper GTS

· New for 2014 and first-ever use for the Chrysler Group is unique metallic matte exterior color as part of the special edition package on SRT Viper GTS model

· Package also includes exclusive exterior and interior content

· Limited production run of 50 Viper GTS models with Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package begins in Jan. 2014

The Chrysler Group's SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand announced it will produce an exclusive, limited run Anodized Carbon Special Edition package for the SRT Viper GTS model.

Part of the special edition package is the new metallic matte exterior color that is being used for the first time by the Chrysler Group to add to the exclusivity of the SRT Viper.

"We've been waiting for the right time to use this striking new exterior color at the Chrysler Group and as the flagship for the SRT brand, the Viper is the perfect vehicle to showcase this combination of finishes and details to create such a unique look," said Ralph Gilles, President and CEO – SRT Brand and Motorsports, Chrysler Group LLC. "The Viper's unique, hand built and hand painted process allow us to create these ultra-exclusive special series builds. At SRT, the art of the American exotic supercar is every bit as important as its performance, and this car is for the enthusiasts who feel that way too."

The new metallic matte exterior body color brings the Viper GTS a one-of-a-kind, luxurious look by providing even greater accentuation to the vehicle's form. The metallic finish adds depth while the dark matte color amplifies the Viper's sinister quality.

Unique exterior accents in the Anodized Carbon Special Edition package include: Black Vapor Chrome five-spoke "Rattler" wheels, Gloss Black GTS badge, Satin Black exhaust bezel, Anodized Carbon fuel filler door, orange brake calipers, carbon fiber brake ducts and rear applique.

Luxurious interior accents include Alcantara wrapped headliner, door bolsters and knee blockers; orange accent stitching on the Nappa leather wrapped door trim, center console and instrument panel and on the Nappa leather and Alcantara seats. Orange accents are also added to the door panel and instrument panel. Carbon fiber accents are added throughout the center stack, door panels and steering wheel, and an exclusive carbon GTS badge adorns the dashboard.

A limited production run of 50 Viper GTS models with the Anodized Carbon Special Edition Package begins in Jan. 2014 at the Conner Avenue Assembly Plant in Detroit. A Viper GTS featuring the new special edition package is being shown on the floor at this year's Los Angeles Auto Show, Nov. 22-Dec. 1.

SRT Viper GTS

The SRT Viper GTS builds on the DNA of the SRT Viper model with more technologically advanced solutions, like its driver-selectable suspension system that allows this world-class car to find extreme limits on the track while also opening up its envelope as a more mature evolution of the classic, extreme performance formula.

Designed and built with premium features and materials inside and out, the Viper GTS models compete with the best performance touring cars in the world – and does so with a wide range of creature comforts, advanced drivetrain and interior technologies.

Under the hood is the handcrafted, all-aluminum 8.4-liter, mid-front V-10 overhead-valve engine. Performance ratings are 640 horsepower and 600 lb.-ft. of torque - the most torque of any naturally aspirated sports-car engine in the world.

About SRT

The Chrysler Group's SRT (Street and Racing Technology) brand uses a successful product development formula featuring five proven hallmarks: awe-inspiring powertrains; outstanding ride, handling and capability; benchmark braking; aggressive and functional exteriors and race-inspired and high-performance interiors to remain true to its performance roots.

The 2014 SRT lineup features five vehicles that are world-class performance contenders and bring the latest in safety technologies and creature comforts. The Chrysler 300 SRT, Dodge Challenger SRT, Dodge Charger SRT and Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT join the flagship SRT Viper, which made its highly anticipated return to the high-performance sports car market in 2013.


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      Frisky_Dingo
      • 1 Year Ago
      Yet to be named?? How about Competition Gray??
      Bill Burke
      • 1 Year Ago
      Now that the Viper has truly evolved into a much more modern, if only marginally practical vehicle, it's time to make some significantly fundamental, but still logical changes. There are still criticism regarding the brutish nature of the car and the slow sales rate of this new product. It is time for Viper to offer a better Viper that can create greater demand and owner driving satisfaction and safety. The solution would be to offer an optional Hemi V-8, ZF eight speed automatic Viper for under $75,000. While still retaining all the current models and the signature V-10 engine, this singular change would greatly enhance the Viper as a Corvette alternative that will quiet the critics and greatly increase sales. The marketplace is speaking out loud and clear, time for Viper to evolve more fundamentally to ensure surviving in the market.
        Frisky_Dingo
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Bill Burke
        Agreed. I've said it time and time again- this car needs a cheaper V8-powered variant. Stop trying to price and market it as a supercar, and price and market it for what it really is- a raw, visceral, throwback simple sports car.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Bill Burke
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        Kyle
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Bill Burke
        So it would be more cost-effective to have 2 power plants in a car that's meant to sell a couple thousand units max per year? Twice the emissions testing, Twice the NVH testing, Twice the Crash safety testing, not to mention redesigning the entire engine bay to accomidate a heavy, iron-block hemi... good idea Bill
          cantera.developments
          @Kyle
          http://www.moparmusclemagazine.com/techarticles/mopp_0910_all_aluminum_hemi_engine_build/viewall.html
        Bud
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Bill Burke
        "The solution would be to offer an optional Hemi V-8, ZF eight speed automatic Viper for under $75,000. While still retaining all the current models and the signature V-10 engine". This was strongly suggested, in 2 proposals a year before the program for a new Viper was decided with a clear thought projection, with a route how to achieve much better acceleration, but alas the reactionary, "not invented here" old style thinkers at Chrysler ruled the day and suppressed any forward thinking which does not bode well for the brands future. However I have no doubt, given all the negative criticism, that they will go off and elicit some other outside group that supports the old guards own current thinking and will repeat the mistakes over again unfortunately. In all fairness Mr Gilles asked for that input, got it, but his surrounding coterie closed ranks and left Mr Gilles out to dry, as they were not looking out for anyone's best interests but their own...Guess that is the way the world works ! !
          Bill Burke
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Bud
          I know that this solution is a lot more than dropping in a V-8. There are all kinds of regulatory mandates to meet and space issues for factory assembly and maintenance/repair to address, but the expense and time commitment need to continue this vital "halo" vehicle for the Chrysler group is absolutely necessary. I agree that there was presented some very exotic and high tech proposals, but the product, as well massaged as it has been, is fast approaching it's design limits and useful life and a new Viper must push the envelope in price and technology to remain a player in it's segment which is affordable near supercar status. Unusual color choices and race ready models will only work as a quick fix. The need for an all new, "new' Viper, with an expanded ownership potential has become obvious to most and the work should already be happening. The alternative is an ever shrinking market as the competition leapfrogs the tweaks seen on the new Viper.
          Bud
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Bud
          The actual proposals were "evolutionary" rather than "revolutionary", which paid respect to current design and manufacturing processes. However that is not to say that revolutionary was not required as it was,....these were proposals that were considered to be bare minimums of what public and media would have considered acceptable..... a lot of consideration (and time) was given over to the thought process of how to do it.
      Bernard
      • 1 Year Ago
      I like this more than the blue they were so excited about.
      dani
      • 1 Year Ago
      as good as the new vette is, for some reason this is so much more desirable
      • 1 Year Ago
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      spin
      • 1 Year Ago
      Beautiful treatment, however the rather bulbous nature of this beast is off-putting. Apparently it can't quite measure up to the new Vett either in performance, but nice try.
      Autoblog Reader
      • 1 Year Ago
      This just in: 2014 Viper gets \"Please Please Please Buy Me!\" paint and trim package. In other news, C7 Corvette still sold out.
        btulliani
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Autoblog Reader
        Oh so sad but oh so true.
          Kyle
          • 1 Year Ago
          @btulliani
          ...and something tells me One Direction is a hotter ticket than all the classical composers combined these days...
      FRD
      • 1 Year Ago
      I like the orange calipers. Looks good with that gunmetal paint.
      dude
      • 1 Year Ago
      american exotics are a breath of fresh air... and no the Vette isn't considered an exotic
      • 1 Year Ago
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      Jay
      • 11 Months Ago
      The Viper TA and Special Edition are definitely some of the most wicked on the market, I just wish their production numbers were a tad higher so more people would have the chance to own them. Read more about each of the other trims here: http://www.jeepchryslerdodgecity.com/2013/12/23/coming-soon-greenwich-ct-2014-srt-viper
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