AUCTION: 3,600-Mile 1998 Dodge Viper GT2 Championship Edition

Iconic Special Edition Viper Still Looks Better Than Most Cars On The Road Today...

A true testament to Dodge’s racing success and craftsmanship, the 1998 Dodge Viper GTS GT2 Championship Edition, now available on BringATrailer.com, embodies the pinnacle of American muscle car history. This specific model, numbered #47 out of just 100 units produced, commemorates Chrysler’s victorious 1997 FIA GT2 championship and subsequent class win at the 1998 24 Hours of Le Mans.

Iconic Design –

1998 Dodge Viper GTS GT2 Championship Edition #47. (BringATrailer).

Finished in striking Stone White Clearcoat with distinctive blue racing stripes, this Viper GTS GT2 features a purposeful aerodynamic package. Notable exterior enhancements include a front splitter, ground-effect side skirts, and a fixed rear wing, all contributing to its aggressive stance and track-ready appeal. The 18-inch BBS wheels wrapped in Michelin Pilot SX tires underscore its sporting credentials.

Driver-Focused Interior –

1998 Dodge Viper GTS GT2 Championship Edition #47. (BringATrailer).

Inside the cabin, the theme of performance and luxury continues. Black leather seats with blue inserts provide both comfort and support, complemented by a color-coordinated dashboard, door panels, and center console. Racing enthusiasts will appreciate the inclusion of Oreca racing harnesses, adjustable pedals, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel framing essential gauges, including a 200-mph speedometer and a 6k-rpm tachometer.

Raw Power and Performance –

1998 Dodge Viper GTS GT2 Championship Edition #47. (BringATrailer).

Powering this Viper GTS GT2 is a robust 8.0-liter (488 cubic-inch) VIPER V10 engine delivering 460 horsepower and 500 lb.-ft. of torque, paired with a Tremec T-56 6-speed manual transmission. With only 3,600 miles on the odometer, this car promises adrenaline-pumping acceleration and a spine-tingling exhaust note, further amplified by its limited-slip differential ensuring optimal traction.

Impeccable Maintenance and Documentation –

1998 Dodge Viper GTS GT2 Championship Edition #47. (BringATrailer).

Offered on dealer consignment, this Viper comes with comprehensive documentation, including manufacturer’s literature, a clean Carfax report, and a clear New York title. Recent maintenance includes a brake fluid flush and an oil change, ensuring peak performance for its next owner. Additionally, the rear hatch struts have been replaced, enhancing practicality.

Auction Details –

1998 Dodge Viper GTS GT2 Championship Edition #47. (BringATrailer).

Don’t miss the opportunity to own a piece of automotive history. Bidding for this 1998 Dodge Viper GTS GT2 Championship Edition ends on Friday, July 12, 2024, at 1:19 p.m. EDT on BringATrailer.com. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or an enthusiast seeking a rare gem, this Viper GTS GT2 promises an exhilarating driving experience and a unique addition to any collection.

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Robert S. Miller

Robert S. Miller is a diehard Mopar enthusiast who lives and breathes all that is Mopar. The Michigander is not only the Editor for MoparInsiders.com, 5thGenRams.com, and HDRams.com but an automotive photographer. He is an avid fan of offshore powerboat racing, which he travels the country to take part in.

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