Looking for a monstrously quick race car that you don't need to be street-legal? This lightly crashed twin-turbo 2017 Dodge Viper ACR could be the perfect candidate. It's . You should buy it.
Welcome to You Must Buy, our daily look at the cars you really should be buying instead of that boring commuter sedan.
According to the previous owner, this now salvage-titled Viper hydroplaned while driving in the wet and crashed, setting off the driver's side front airbag and ripping off the front bumper. The front left wheel also looks heavily curbed, but still holds air. Perhaps most worrying is the damage to the bottom of the A-pillar. The impact looks to have pushed the area in ever so slightly, damaging the windshield. It may not look like much from some angles, but this damage compromised the frame, and therefore, the crash structure. It's probably the main reason it was totaled out.
According to the seller, the car has over $35,000 worth of engine upgrades in the form of a twin-turbo system with a custom ECU. The previous owner says it produces 1400 horsepower on E85 gasoline, and 1000 horsepower on pump gas. Everything under the hood looks to be in good condition, and besides that A-pillar damage, the the body seems in good shape. The odometer reads just 2151 miles.
Though it'd probably be a pain to get registered for the road, there's nothing stopping you from buying this thing, tweaking the frame back into place, replacing the bumper and windshield, throwing in a cage and other safety equipment, and taking it to your local AER or NASA, or Gridlife racing event. We're not sure how well that twin-turbo system would hold up during continuous lapping, but we bet you'd at least be able to do well in a time attack competition. It's l.