Final Dodge Viper And Challenger SRT Demon Sell For $1 Million

The final 2017 Dodge Viper and 2018 Challenger SRT Demon were auctioned off by Barrett-Jackson over the weekend and, as expected, they garnered a lot of interest from bidders.

When bidding finally ended, the pair sold for $1 million. That’s significantly more than their combined MSRPs but somewhat disappointing considering the first Challenger SRT Hellcat sold for $1.65 million back in 2014. The figure also matches the price for the first 2015 Shelby GT350R and is less than the first 2014 Corvette Stingray which sold for $1.1 million

The final Challenger SRT Demon rolled off the assembly line back in May and it features an exclusive Viper Red exterior. Of course, the car’s biggest asset is its supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V8 engine which produces up to 840 hp (626 kW / 851 PS) and 770 lb-ft (1,042 Nm) of torque. It enables the coupe to accelerate from 0-60 mph (0-96 km/h) in 2.3 seconds and run the quarter-mile in 9.65 seconds at 140 mph (225 km/h).

While the Demon has gotten a lot of publicity over the past year, the final Viper is also pretty interesting. The model was built in the summer of 2017 and it pays tribute to the first-generation Viper RT/10. Underneath the Viper Red paint job is an 8.4-liter V10 engine which produces 645 hp (481 kW / 654 PS) and 600 lb-ft (814 Nm) of torque. It is connected to a six-speed manual transmission which sends power to the rear wheels via a limited-slip differential.

The Demon and Viper pair were the most expensive models sold during the auction and all the money will be going to the United Way. The winning bidder wasn’t named but, besides the cars, they’ll get several pieces of memorabilia including custom build sheets, authenticity letters and iPads loaded photos and videos of the cars.

more photos...
  • Six_Tymes

    the buyer got a good deal

  • ProtectOurHeritage

    Nice investment.

  • Jay D

    play money


  • Apparently the winner is known Dodge collector Dan Snyder, he has over 70 vehicles in which 20 are Viper and Challenger alone.

  • Astonman

    Weren’t the Hellcat and Stingray were a for a charity auction – which would bring in more money because of the tax write-off?

2020 Kia KX3 Is A Rebadged Seltos For The Chinese Market, Electric K3 Goes Official Too

Kia has unveiled the KX3 at the Guangzhou Auto Show, alongside the electric K3.

China’s VW Viloran Minivan Debuts As Buick GL8, Lexus LM Rival

At 5,300 mm, the 7-seat VW Viloran is almost half a meter longer than the Sharan.

BMW M Boss Talks About Halo Car, Knows What It Is But Won’t Tell

Reportedly due in 2021, BMW M’s standalone model will likely get some kind of electrification.

Ford Mustang Mach-E Makes Futuristic Sounds As You Accelerate

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is available in GT form with 459 hp and 612 lb-ft.

Red Bull Racing Got Bored, So They Performed A Zero Gravity Pit Stop

The Red Bull Racing crew performed this stunt in an Ilyushin Il-76 MDK cosmonaut training plane .

Watch The Lotus Evija Hypercar In Action For The First Time

The Lotus Evija has entered the initial build phase and commenced its global development program.

Opel/Vauxhall Exec Believes Next-Gen Corsa Will Be All-Electric Only

The Corsa is already available as a BEV, but its successor may ditch ICE powertrains altogether.

2020 Mercedes GLA Teased, Debuts December 11th

Mercedes’ entry-level crossover is getting its second generation, which will be based on the new A-Class .

Lexus Launches Its First-Ever EV In The Form Of The UX 300e

The new Lexus UX 300e debuted today with a 201 HP electric motor and a 248-mile range.

Tesla Cybertruck Is A Pickup From The Future Now; 0-60 In 2.9s, From $39,900

Tesla is taking on the lucrative pickup truck market with their new electric Cybertruck.