This Corvette has been Poisoned by a Viper GTS

True, Corvette C4’s are dime a dozen in the market as Chevrolet sold more than 366,000 units through its production cycle that lasted a full thirteen years from 1983 to 1996, but there’s something fundamentally wrong with turning a ‘Vette into a…Dodge Viper GTS – mind you, it has been done before. This Viperette, which mimics the looks of the Phase II model produced from 1996 to 2002, was found on Craigslist Miami with an asking price of $10,999 (equal to €8,000). And if you’re wondering, a quick online search showed that used car prices for the original 1996-2002 Dodge Viper GTS range average around $35,000 to $45,000. The seller’s replica car ad states the following: “Here is your chance to own a very cool Dodge Viper GTS replica built on a C4 Corvette, finished in all Black Exterior with Silver Racing Stripes. This Viper is powered by a Chevy Tuned Port Injection engine and a 700r4 automatic transmission. Some Original parts were used like, emblems, lights, mirrors and wheels. Features Racing Seats, power windows, door poppers, as well as an Alpine detachable CD player, Kicker Woofers & a Memphis Belle M Amp ($1,000 value). Needs complete tune-up…”