Viper Mania

It's a snorting brute right out of Mowtown's muscle-car tradition. The Dodge Viper blasts to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. The throaty roar of its 400-horsepower, V-10 engine resonates in the pit of your stomach. And its long, low, muscle-bound good looks draw stares aplenty. Chrysler developed it in a short three years--matching the speed of Honda and Toyota. Its price tag runs about $50,000.

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