Dodge Announced Dodge Viper Final Edition

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It's been 7 years since the Dodge Viper received a total body redesign. Dodge has announced that it's winding down its latest generation with the Viper Final Edition. Only 50 units of the Final Edition model will be available. The Final Edition units will be spread among all models, Coupe (20), Roadster (18) and ACR (12) trim levels. All Final Edition Viper models will feature a Graphite Clear Coat body with a black center stripe outlined in red. Coupe and ACR models will feature a black windshield surround.

The Final Edition models will feature a black interior with red accents. Each vehicle will also include a numbered dash plaque and Final Edition floor mats are also part of the package.

On November 4, 2009, Dodge Car Brand President and CEO, Ralph Gilles, announced that the Viper would end production in the summer of 2010. A new car will arrive in 2012 to replace the current Viper, but it is unknown whether the new car will have the Viper name.


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Posted on: 4/7/2010 at 3:00 PM
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Ferrari 458 Italia Latest Transformers 3 Autobot

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Film director Michael Bay confirmed on his blog the arrival of the Ferrari 458 Italia in the forthcoming Transformers 3 film. Bay also announced it during a Ferrari charity event where he was raising money for a hospital being built by Ferrari in Haiti. Currently, the new Ferrari Autobot hasn't received a name.

In Ferrari's first official announcement of the car, the Ferrari 458 Italia was described as the successor to the F430 but arising from an entirely new design, incorporating technologies developed from the company's experience in Formula 1. The car was designed by Pininfarina, as with all recent Ferrari models. The car's interior was designed using input from former Ferrari Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher, including a new steering wheel design which incorporates many features and controls as opposed to them being on the dashboard, similar to racing car designs.


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Posted on: 3/24/2010 at 1:45 PM
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Lexus LFA Nürburgring Track Edition

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And we thought that the Lexus LFA couldn't get any better. Lexus is rumored to be releasing a Nürburgring Track Edition special edition of it's Lexus LFA super car. Obviously, named after the legendary race track in Germany where the Lexus LFA prototypes were tested which eventually led to the production LFA.

The Lexus LFA Nürburgring Track Edition appears to be a more track-focused version of the standard LFA. The Track Edition sports a larger front spoiler, fixed rear, a stiffer adjustable suspension, lightweight alloys coated in track rubber and an additional 10 horsepower. This special edition will be offered in only four colors, including black, matte black, vibrant orange, and a mystery color.

More details will surface when Lexus makes an official announcement.


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Posted on: 3/16/2010 at 12:58 AM
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