A limited edition of 28 Vipers -- one of a string of special versions designed to mark Dodge's 25th birthday -- sold out recently in just 40 minutes.
The original Viper concept stunned car fans when it first appeared in 1989 at the Detroit Motor Show.
The Viper evolved into a supercar-fast coupe in its later generations.
Dodge was quick to add a hard-top coupe to the range, alongside the original convertible.
The Viper was killed off in 2010 -- but by 2012 a fresh generation was ready to make its debut.
Dodge's sports car has been turned into a number of successful motorsport editions.
The Viper has been enough of a cult car to have built up a fan base of hardy devotees.
The cabin of a first-gen Viper shows how car manufacturers weren't afraid to use splashes of bright color in the nineties.
A huge V10 engine was at the heart of the Viper, helping it to stand apart from regular V8 American muscle cars.