This Dodge Viper Shelby GTS / CS is the only one Prototypwho was delivered with Carroll Shelby's blessing. And actually the basis was perfect for many more vehicles. After all, the Dodge Viper was like a real venomous snake and just as difficult to handle. Actually, what the Shelbys stand for. A real one for us Shooting star in a sometimes dreary car landscape. The first Viper was created to be a modern take on the legendary Shelby Cobra to be. Even if the Cobra was more like it back then Ford as with Mopar has been linked. And it stayed that way. No matter which generation, the Viper was always one in its entirety Tribute to the old one Cobra. A real Shelby connection came about much later, however. In 1997, when Carroll Shelby was developing a limited Viper variant was involved. And this fiery red prototype was the result. A 1997 Dodge Viper GTS / CS von Carroll Shelby in cooperation with his friend Dan Fitzgerald von Fitzgerald Motorsports. The only model that ever built to the end and delivered wurde.
Dodge Viper Shelby GTS / CS
Actually, this vehicle should be part of a limited series of 25 GTS coupes and 25 RT / 10 roadsters be. But production stopped after Carroll due in 1996 disease could not go on. Up to this point were 18 Viper RT and 10 roadster started. But this Shelby Street Competition GTS coupe was the only one ever fertiggestellt has been. As for the visual changes that distinguish the prototype from the "smaller" GTS counterparts, the Shelby Viper Coupé is more inconspicuous. The red painted sports car has one complete open grille in the apron for better cooling, there was modified fender openings and two lengthways Le Mans stripes in gold. They match the 18-inch alloy wheels with gold spokes and polished beds with matching Hub caps.
The Shelby badges are inside on the headrests the seats can be seen and in general the built-in leather interior is on the red paint ajar. The surprise, on the technical side, was the Viper GTS / CS no bigger ones Upgrades. There was one modified aspiration, changed Controller and High performance spark plugs and Plugs, but that didn't really generate much more power. That was more effective than the standard 3,07: 1 ratio modified Rear differential. This was on 3,73:1 changed and made the Viper sportier. The standard 8,0 liter V10 vacuum cleaner delivers well from 450 HP and a torque of about 680 Nm (500 lb-ft) thing special in terms of missing assistance systems is definitely enough power.
Dodge Viper Shelby GTS / CS "One-of-One"
However, it is not the strength or the looks that make the Viper GTS / CS special, but the fact that it is this vehicle there. The first and last model that Carroll Shelby made during Viper manufacture officially approved Has. It's even signed with one certificate of authenticity equipped and is now after 23 years "First ownership“To the upcoming Mecum Kissimmee Auction 2021 auctioned. Whoever buys them knows that he is the rarest viper all time owns and a piece Automobile history. If we get more information, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply do ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!
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