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Feature Flick: Zagato’s Viper-Based TZ3 Stradale Goes For A Spin

Don’t believe Zagato can wrap such a pretty Alfa Romeo-esque body over the mechanicals of a Dodge Viper ACR? Well, here’s your videographic proof.

The lucky folks at Japan’s CarGraphic magazine recently set foot in Zagato’s Milan factory to photograph the new TZ3 Stradale alongside its inspiration, the Alfa Romeo 8C-based TZ3 Corsa. Underhood views and, of course, exhaust notes are also included for your amusement.

Purists may scoff at the idea of affixing Alfa Romeo labels onto a Dodge-based product, but to be honest, it’s a far better attempt to Fiat-ize an existing Mopar product than, say, the Fiat Freemont.

What say you: is the TZ3 Stradale a great way to share an outstanding design with more (i.e. nine) buyers, or is it nothing short of brand bastardization? Send us your thoughts in the comments section below.

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Buying Guide

2010 Dodge Viper

MSRP $90,255 Base Coupe

EPA MPG:

13 City / 22 Hwy

Horse Power:

600 @ 6100

Torque:

560 @ 5000