Dodge Viper, 2013: V10, 640 horsepower and new interior technology (video)

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The 2013 Dodge Viper, the third generation of the elusive supercar, is debuting in the New York Auto Show and will be welcomed by power hungy fans of the iconic massive machine.

The new Viper, anticipated since the new beast's pending arrival months ago, features its signature long hood, short deck and double-bouble roof as well as twin air extractors, fender vents and side exhausts.

The 8.4-liter V10 produces 640 horsepower and 600 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels via its only transmission option, a six-speed manual. The body is made lightweight carbon fiber and aluminum.

Chrysler detailed that the Viper's interior features improved materials, an LCD performance monitor, infotainment system and a grab handle.

The Viper is returning after a two-year absence. Viper production stopped at its Detroit assembly plant in July 2010, a year after Chrysler Group LLC emerged from bankruptcy.

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