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View Poll Results: Is it cool?
Sub Zero 31 23.48%
Cool 43 32.58%
Uncool 37 28.03%
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Dodge Viper

8.4 litres of screaming yank V10. But is it cool?
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Cool-ish but not from the environmental impact side of things!
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Re: Dodge Viper

This is a hard one. I think it falls between, so could go either way.

I think it has to be just on the uncool side on the grounds that it is just a sodding great engine in a passably OK looking sportscar with a fairly dodgey (geddit? ) interior.

That it is more likely to appeal to gentlemen sporting copious hair of the chest variety, bling jewellry and quite probably a large medallion is another factor.
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When it first came out, I thought it was cool.
In fact, when someone had a thread about it a couple of months ago, I still remembered it as cool. But having seen more pictures in that thread - I don't any more.
I think it's a bit of a lie. Not a sportscar. Not cool.

The engine is cooler in the Ram. And I hate pickups generally.
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I think it tries that much too hard. You can't be cool by wanting to be cool
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Re: Dodge Viper

Where is the option for neither cool or uncool? Its middling for me, so I can't vote.
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They don't have it on TP, so we ain't got it here
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Re: Dodge Viper

They don't have it on TG either Biggster - anyway, you have to make a decision. There's no being neutral on the CW unless you're posting from Switzerland in which case you can't vote.

So get off the fence man!

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Re: Dodge Viper

Deeply uncool, drives like a truck, sounds like a truck. It's fast I'll give it that, but it's got all the finesse of a wrecking ball.
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Re: Dodge Viper

I love it.

Then again, I'm a HUGE fan of American Muscle.
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Uncool. Not massively, but I can't say its particularly cool. A Corvette is much cooler.
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Always make sure you haven't buggered your own sentence up when correcting someone else's
That's a local term. So I won't correct yours. Sod it - why not? It's even funnier as you've corrected me correcting Biggie and we've all dropped one; Smarty pants!


I thought I'd corrected it before anyone spotted it. Only human too.
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Deeply uncool, drives like a truck, sounds like a truck. It's fast I'll give it that, but it's got all the finesse of a wrecking ball.
with a truck engine

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Re: Dodge Viper

it's cool alright...
if only it were italian......
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Is there a "so terrifying you'd be a fool not to call it cool" option???
American muscle in it's truest sense
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Is there a "so terrifying you'd be a fool not to call it cool" option???
American muscle in it's truest sense
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that's about right ffs it'll destroy almost anything in a straight line...
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That's a local term. So I won't correct yours. Sod it - why not? It's even funnier as you've corrected me correcting Biggie and we've all dropped one; Smarty pants!


I thought I'd corrected it before anyone spotted it. Only human too.
What? That's the possessive.
It's the mistake belonging to someone else, therefore someone else's mistake?
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I give up then.
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Re: Dodge Viper

It is cool, not least of which because I understand that it burns unsuspecting peoples legs when getting in/out due to the exhaust being routed right alongside the door sill.
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I went to Bruntingthorpe on a fund raising day. You paid a fiver for two laps shotgun in a car of your choice. I seem to remember the Viper being most popular.It must have something going for it as far as motoring fans go. I voted sub zero.
 
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Sub Zero (and that's the first time i've given a sub-zero rating to anything on AO)

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Re: Dodge Viper

I remember loving this car as a small child! It is subzero in my books..
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Re: Dodge Viper

Does this make the decision any easier, this is what they look like underneath.

That's a Dodge Viper GTS they had at Autosport International a coupla years ago. I say
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