World Renowned Collector Car Auction Announces ’92 Viper Crossing the Block in Monterey
By Claire Natale -
Wednesday Aug 04, 2021
36-Original Mile 1992 Dodge Viper RT/10 to be Auctioned off at Russo and Steele
Monterey Car Week is gearing up and Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions is proving it’s the place to be August 12-13. Lots are still available at the highly sought-after event for those looking to consign. Added to the lineup is a highly collectible, early production, 36 original mile example 1992 Dodge Viper RT/10 that shows in incredible, as new condition.
Favoring a need for speed over typical car comforts, the 1992 Dodge Viper RT/10 was the brainchild of Lee lacocca, Bob Lutz, Tom Gale and Carroll Shelby. Shelby debuted and drove this model as the 1991 Indy Pace Car. This first-generation Viper is the most photographed and media hyped car in history due to its massive appeal as a quintessential American sports car. All models of this car were built at the Mack Avenue Assembly Plant.
“This vehicle was made for the experienced driver whose focus was on the impressive speed capability of the vehicle, rather than the traditional comforts the every-day car owner looks for,” said Drew Alcazar, auction president and CEO. “This Viper is truly a collectable icon performance automobile.”
This 1992 Dodge Viper RT/10 is the first-year production model vin number 100 of 285 total. It has only 36 original miles on it and is brand new in condition in all respects. This most collectable Viper model has been owned from new and stored in a climate-controlled museum. It has a multitude of unique featured for a 1992 including an external antenna. This car was only produced in this classic red color, and it contains a center mount battery. This Viper is complete with all factory manual, soft top and side curtains.
Billed as the “Mecca of Collector Automobiles”, Russo and Steele is among an elite list of events that contributes to Monterey’s Historic Car Week and holds the hottest ticket to Monterey’s race weekend.
As a lead up to the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance event on Sunday, August 15, Russo and Steele’s auction is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Monterey. The three-day event will auction collectible automobiles in its safe, highly interactive, visceral ground-level auction arena that provides an experience where buyers can get up close with the cars. Known for its auction-in-the-round format, Russo and Steele is unlike any other event and is known as “The World’s Most Exciting Collector Automobile Auction.” Russo and Steele places buyers, sellers and enthusiastic spectators up close and personal with vehicles.
About Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions
One of the nation’s premier collector-car auction houses, Russo and Steele Collector Automobile Auctions continues to set records and attract a discerning global clientele. In addition to its reputation for offering stellar collector automobiles, the unique high-energy auction experience is simply unattainable anywhere else. Auctions include a signature event in Scottsdale, Ariz. every January, followed by March at Amelia Island and August at Monterey, California. For additional information, please visit http://www.russoandsteele.com or call 602.252.2697.