The C6 reminds me of the last generation Vipers. The Corvettes have stepped up its muscularity while the Vipers in a cost reduction moves had the cowls revamped and to me emasculated.
I haven’t seen one on the road so I took a snapshot at the dealership. For me, the black paint makes it a stealth bomber that turns heads out of curiosity, not out of attraction or desire. Gun metallic gray is the standard or the Super Silver paint will also do.
0-60 in 2.9 seconds
3.8 liter twin turbocharged V6
530 hp @ 6400 rpm
448 ft lb torque @ 3200 to 6400 rpm
Dual clutch 6 speed transmission
All this at a comparatively meager and hard to believe $90,000, within the range of a middle class to upper middle class Joe Average. Of course that means the kids have to pay for their own college tuition…
Dodge got the Viper right out of the gate. When a few years later they decided to change’s it cowl in the name of saving money, they emasculated the Dodge and downgraded it to the level of a Corvette, no disrespect to the Vette.
Hennessey Motor sports pumps up the baseline Viper into a 1000 plus bhp monster Bugatti Veyron beater. Read how it spanked the Veyron. It’s the stuff of dreams for Joe Average.