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Viper roars back to life at NY Auto Show

The SRT Viper is unveiled at the New

The SRT Viper is unveiled at the New York International Auto Show in the Javits Center. (April 4, 2012) Photo Credit: AP

The redesigned Viper is a must-see at the New York Auto Show this year.

Here's what you can expect:

Looks: The vehicle is unmistakenly a Viper's. But it has some modern cues to it, including LED headlights designed to look like snake eyes, while the LED tail lights has a snake skin texture on the lens. There's also a "double bubble" roof that gives the driver and passenger more headroom. The fender has to release heat from the engine. 

Engine: The Viper has a 8.4-liter V-10 naturally aspirated engine. Chrysler says it gets 640 horsepower and 600 pound-feet of torque. There is a six-speed manual transmission and a stiff suspension for tight cornering. 

Interior: While the Viper has been known to keep it ultra simple, this year's Viper has an 8.4-inch touchscreen to control the GPS, radio, inside temperature. 

Price, release date: Chrysler hasn't released a price, but expect it to crack $100,000. Expect the Viper to be available later this year. 

PHOTOS: 2013 Dodge Viper


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