The automakers publish detailed sales statistics at the end of each year, and the 2020 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles list includes a surprising element: the Viper.

Equipped with a ten-cylinder engine, the latest example of a classic American sports car production was the real dinosaur that handled every situation with brute force rather than intelligence and sophistication. Its first generation sent 406 horsepower and 630 Nm to the rear axle, and the 8.4 liter towed engine in its latest version enjoyed (or punished) its driver with 649 hp and 813 Nm.

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Four of the cars were sold in North America last year, although they were last manufactured in 2017. In 2019, five new Dodge Viper cars found their owners, which could mean dealers were out of stock, or that they simply did not want to pay A fortune for something that long ago failed to meet any modern emissions and noise standards.

Other times, phased anecdotes have long since come to the fore in dealerships: We recently encountered this phenomenon (which is apparently agent speculation) regarding the Lexus LFA.