Dodge Viper RT/10 (1:18, Bburago)

  • Dodge Viper RT/10 (from 1992)
  • Bburago
  • 1:18
  • Showcase model / No engine
  • red
  • 3025
  • In near mint condition
  • Original packaging exists
  • Not for sale
 
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The Story of the original Dodge Viper RT/10

The Dodge Viper RT/10 is a legendary vehicle that is considered the epitome of American sports car culture. Introduced in 1992, the Viper RT/10 was the result of a collaboration between Carroll Shelby and Dodge's engineering team. Designed under the leadership of Tom Gale, the Viper RT/10 had a distinct look. Dodge began production of the Viper to compete seriously in the European supercar market. Over the years, the Viper RT/10 has not only cemented its place as a symbol of American engineering but has also earned a solid reputation for its thrilling performance in automotive history.


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Technical Data and Special Features of the Dodge Viper RT/10

Under the hood of the Dodge Viper RT/10 lies a massive 8.0-liter V10 engine, originally delivering 400 horsepower (298 kW) and 630 Nm (465 lb-ft) of torque. This power propels the vehicle from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just about 4.5 seconds. The V10 engine was a significant element in the success and popularity of the Viper RT/10. The innovative design of the chassis and bodywork also contributed to the Viper's stand-out position at launch. Another impressive feature of the Viper RT/10 is the absence of any driving aids like ABS or traction control in the early models, making the driving experience raw and unfiltered. These elements made the Viper instantly popular among automotive enthusiasts and in the motorsports scene.

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The 1/18 Scale Model of the Dodge Viper RT/10 by Bburago

For collectors and model car fans, the representation of the Dodge Viper RT/10 in 1/18 scale by Bburago is a true gem. This model, owned by Modelly member "neophyte1410", accurately captures the key features of the real vehicle. The model's distinctive red paint job is flawlessly executed, and the proportions are true to life. Inside, the details such as the dashboard, seats, and steering wheel are meticulously replicated. The prominent badges and emblems, like the Viper logo and Dodge markings, are also clearly visible. This showcases the care and precision with which Bburago crafts their models. Such a miniature model is a wonderful way to own and appreciate a piece of automotive history.

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Interesting Tidbits about the Year 1992

To better understand the historical context of the Dodge Viper RT/10, a look at significant events from 1992 can be helpful. In world politics, the official dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred, marking the definitive end of the Cold War. In the music scene, the song "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana made waves globally and became an anthem of the grunge movement. The film "The Bodyguard" starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston also gained significant popularity in the same year. These examples illustrate the era the Viper RT/10 is embedded in and provide an exciting temporal reference to its debut. It paints a comprehensive picture of the times in which this iconic vehicle was developed and released.


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