2005 Dodge Viper

SRT-10
Online auctions marching on - RM Open Roads, March
Wednesday, 17 March - Thursday, 25 March
$55,000
Not sold at a high bid of
$65,000 - $70,000
Est. Range
Yes
Reserve
236
Lot Number
#2
Original
RM Sotheby's
Auction House
Chassis no. 1B3JZ65Z05V501387. Viper Red over black. 505/500hp, 6-speed, power windows, air conditioning, CD stereo.

Evaluation: Located in Quebec. Showing 11,920 believable km (7407 mi). Looks like a new car.

Bottom Line: With earlier Viper RT/10s and GTSs gaining serious traction in the collector car market over the past couple of years, the less beloved and less attractive third gen (2003-07) cars have started to get more expensive as well. The seller of this one, though, is ahead of the curve in his or her expectations. The car’s location in Canada and its instruments in km diminishes the appeal for buyers in America, where there is no shortage of Vipers for sale, but even though the high bid was at the very top of the current range for these cars, it’s staying home.

by Andrew Newton
2 April 2021

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