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Forbes - Fastest Cars of 2006

Discussion in 'SRT10 and SRT10 Coupe Discussions' started by NOTVETTE, Jul 28, 2006.

  1. NOTVETTE

    NOTVETTE Viper Owner

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  2. sween

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    At least we made the list
     
  3. Ken Lally

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    Um, should not "Fastest cars of 2006.." all be 2006 model year cars??
     
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    Some of those cars are 4 times the value of the Viper. I would really like to see a valid comparison based on a certain price range.
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    Then we can read about how the Viper takes second place to the Z06 yet again.
     
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    What must they be saying over at the Ferrari F430 Spider forum?





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  7. Peter Nielsen

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    #1, the Bugatti, is actually 16 times more expensive than the viper (1357k vs 87k)

    Peter
     
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    "Then we can read about how the Viper takes second place to the Z06 yet again. "

    Hell the viper is a ton more money out the door than the vette. They are not in the same price range. And what really bugs me is this guy I know who is always saying how the vette beats the viper. He shuts up when I tell him that dodge did not have to build a special Viper as GM did with the Z06 to beat the viper. I told him that maybe someone should run the compition coupe against the Z06. He did not have much to say.
     
  9. NOTVETTE

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    Well said! Very true and that being said, the Viper convertible still outperforms the Vette convertible since there is only a coupe version of the Z06.

    I might disagree with you on the pricing though, especially after GM's $4k increase on the '07 Z06 MSRP effective 7/26. That, plus the $7k to $10k "market adjustment" most Vette dealers are adding on, puts it in the same price range as what a new Viper can be bought for.
     
  10. Eagle

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    The Viper was also designed 4 years ago, and the motor is unchanged since then. Just like a computer the technology becomes old in that amount of time. .02 Eagle
     
  11. Andrew/USPWR

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    Ditto. That's what I'm talken bout :)
     
  12. NOTVETTE

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    True. Today, if you are standing still, you are really going backwards and don't know it.
     
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    Not bad since almost all the other cars cost at least twice as much.
     
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    Shouldn't it be the "Fastest Accelerating Cars of 2006" and not just the "Fastest"?
     
  15. SweetRed04

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    I disagree.

    Right now, a Viper Convertible is virturally the same price as a fixed roof Z06. Even GM, in fact EVERYONE except DC, values convertibles more highly than targas, T-tops, or coupes. I bought my '04 SRT for $72.5k a year ago and I don't think they are going for more since then- I've seen some go in the sub $70K range. The Z06's sticker at about $70K, and are selling at or above sticker. If you consider a convertible is generally sells for $2-$10K above coupes/targas/T-tops. I don't think there is any way you can say:

    "Hell the viper is a ton more money out the door than the vette."
     

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