The SRT Viper is plenty wild straight off the factory floor, but if it’s still not enough, Mopar offers plenty of aftermarket performance and dress-up goodies.
Most automakers have aftermarket parts divisions, but few put theirs as front-and-center as Chrysler does. At the 2013 Chicago Auto Show, Chrysler’s Mopar brand was out in force, with a separate section set aside and plenty of wares on display. For Dodge, SRT Viper, Fiat 500, and Jeep fans, it’s kid-in-a-candy-store time. Check out the pics below. . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Here’s a display case stocked with Viper goodies, including shift knobs, cast-aluminum pedals, a short-throw shifter, two-piece Stoptech brake rotors, 3.73 rear-end gears, exhaust headers, coil-over suspension kit, carbon-fiber a cross brace, and Viper-script door-sill guards.
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Dodge Dart accessories include a custom grille, sway bars, coil-over shocks, aluminum pedals, a snowboard carrier, custom exhaust, and a trunk mat.
Fiat 500s can be decked out with custom-graphic door-handle inserts, a chrome fuel-filler door, aluminum pedals, and a cat-back exhaust system. Hefty disc brakes and 17-inch forged aluminum wheels are designed for the high-performance Abarth versions.
Let’s check out what some of these goodies look like on an actual car. A Dodge Dart gets a lot more aggressive-looking with a lowering job, black forged-aluminum wheels, a scooped carbon fiber hood, smoke-tinted headlight lenses, and a custom grille.
A pronounced rear spoiler and a rear diffuser give the Dart a sportier look out back.
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Just like the Mini Cooper and the VW Beetle, the current Fiat 500 is a new-age re-envisioning of an iconic original. The aluminum Mopar accessory wheels and whitewall tires on this example put an exclamation point on the retro vibe. They also make an already-adorable little runabout even cuter, if that’s your thing. The wheels are prototypes at this point; hopefully, they’ll officially hit the market soon. It’s a bit hard to see in this photo, but there is also a snowboard rack mounted on the rear hatch.
Plenty of official Jeep accessories are on offer as well. This Wrangler Unlimited Sahara wears a vented hood, a two-inch lift kit, satin black rock rails, and cool cowl-mounted off-road lights.
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