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Dodge Viper lays claim to Nürburgring record with 7:12 run [UPDATE]

by Jeremy Korzeniewski (RSS feed) on Sep 15th, 2011 at 10:00AM

As you may already be aware, there is no official production car record at the Nürburgring. That hasn't stopped well-meaning automakers from warming up the great German marketing machine in an attempt to outdo previous marks set by their competitors, and that includes the fine folks at Dodge. Way back in 2008, Dodge shipped one of its Viper ACR coupes to the 'Ring with the goal of setting a blistering time. Suffice it to say, the outing was a complete success. For quite some time, Dodge claimed with a time of 7:22.1 that it held the fastest lap time of any production car around the... Read More

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