After being hyped to death by the world's automotive writers since its 1989 debut as a concept car, will the production version of the Dodge Viper live up to its billing?
After a 20-minute, high-speed test drive at Chrysler's proving grounds here, I'm convinced that the Viper not only will meet but will exceed the expectations of those lucky few who have enough money and clout to bag one.
The two-seat convertible's styling, brutal power, superlative handling and no-nonsense interior make it perhaps the world's best performance value.
But Dodge pulled a fast one by making the Viper a sports car that almost anyone can drive. You don't have be a Schwarzenegger to work the clutch, move the shifter or... Read More