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Most Popular Articles – 2014 May

Today is the last day of May, from our website statistics below are the most popular articles of this month.

– Test Drives

2014 Ford Fusion SE 2.0L EcoBoost
2014 Hyundai Genesis Sedan 3.8L V6

– Dodge Performance Cars

SRT Viper Insider Information
2015 Challenger SRT Hellcat HEMI 6.2L V8 Supercharged Engine

– The Fate of the Redesigned Volvo S80

– Maserati Related Stuffs

Interesting Things Happened to a Maserati Owner
Why Putting A Ferrari Engine in Your Car May Not be a Good Idea

– Toyota’s Innovative Engine Technology



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The Design of the SRT Viper – Some Insider Information

The following information comes from a Chrysler engineer who has been heavily involved in the Dodge SRT Viper’s design process.

During the design phase of the current SRT Viper, Chrysler’s marketing team has evaluated and ranked almost 20 aspects that a supercar buyer would mostly be concerned with, using consumer survey data.

The results are pretty interesting. The top 4 factors that the sample customers put heavy weights on are (in order of voting count):  1. car body styling curve (30%); 2. total curb weight (18%); 3. torsional rigidity of the chassis; 4. engine torque. Surprisingly, zero-to-sixty time and top speed are not the most important parameters...

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