We visited our friend Ed Peters and checked out his Neon ACR that is soon to be going to the Bonneville Salt Flats.
Ed Peters is a retired Chrysler engineer and Neon racer. We’ve really valued his input on Neons and SRT-4’s, and we’re excited to see him getting this first gen Neon ready to race at Bonneville. He is aiming to break 160mph.
There is still a lot more work to do on the car, but here are the current specs:
Neon ACR – previous factory Challenge race car. (used for last 15 years racing privately)
This car was factory built with no radio, no ac, no sound deadening.
Custom geared transmission to have better 3/4/5 gearing for the salt flats
Unknown brand coilovers
Spherical bushings in control arms
Check out these custom camber plates. These were made a long time ago, unknown brand.
Neon guys will recognize the trunk wheels on this car.
The legend himself, Ed Peters!
Check out this cool license plate.
2.0 Dohc engine.
Check out this vin tag. Mr Peters told us that the factory ran 25 ACRS at once on the assembly line for the Neon Challenge series race.