Video: See the 2013 SRT Viper hit the track

Some lucky and elite publications were given the chance to be the first civilians to drive the new 2013 SRT Viper hosted by Ralph Gilles, Pres./CEO SRT Brand, Chrysler Group LLC.

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Refresher: Power for the 2013 SRT Viper comes from a mid-front 8.4 liter V10 engine pumping out 640-hp and 600 lb-ft of torque. The engine is mated to a Tremec TR6060 6-speed manual transmission with a shorter throw shifter, closer gear ratios and a final drive ratio that has been shortened to 3.55 from 3.07. Prices start at $97,395.

– By: Omar Rana