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Whitesnake*

Lego Technic Dodge Viper ACR

America has mixed form when it comes to supercars. The excellent Ford GT is at one end, the Corvette is in the middle, being now pretty good but mostly fairly hopeless, and the Dodge Viper… yeh, that’s still crap.

But that doesn’t mean we wouldn’t want a go in one. Especially this variant, the mad ACR edition. With the Viper’s V10 engine tweaked to 645bhp, carbon ceramic brakes, and a seriously extreme aero package the ACR was… well, still nowhere near as good as anything from Europe or Japan.

That didn’t stop it heading to the Nurburgring with aim of claiming the road legal lap record though. Three attempts ended with a wrecked ACR and no record, but it was the fastest road-legal-American-rear-drive-manual-transmission-car to lap the Nurburgring. Possibly because it was the only one to do it.

No matter, because this fully remote controlled Technic Dodge Viper ACR designed by previous bloggee Lachlan Cameron (aka Lox Lego) and photographed by Jeff McClain is every bit as good as the real car isn’t. Alongside the remote control drive and steering are working suspension, LED lights, a V10 engine underneath a flipping clamshell hood, and opening doors and tailgate.

There’s more to see of Lachlan’s amazing ACR at his Flickr photostream – click the link above to attempt the lap record…

Lego Technic Dodge Viper ACR

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Striped Snake

Lego Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR

We have a bit of a soft spot for the Dodge Viper here at TLCB. Yes, it’s a poorly built, pointlessly-engined, wayward-handling super ‘sports car’ from the country that doesn’t know what a corner is, but – well – it just looks so cool! This top-notch recreation of the SRT10 ACR Viper, a special edition that aimed to sort out the car’s cornering deficiencies, is the work of previous bloggee Alexander Paschoaletto, and it looks easily as cool as the real thing. See more at Alexander’s Flickr photostream by clicking here.

Lego Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR

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