SOURCE: Viper-Melling Corporation

September 20, 2007 09:15 ET

Melling Sports Cars Announces Melling Hellcat in Juiced 2 "Hot Import Nights" Video Game

BIG LAKE, MN--(Marketwire - September 20, 2007) - Melling Sports Cars Inc. (OTCBB: VPWS) announced today that its Melling Hellcat supercar is featured in the Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights Video Game produced by THQ Inc. of Agoura Hills, California. The real-life Hellcat is a 652-horsepower, 220-mile-an-hour, elite caliber sportscar designed by world-renowned Formula 1 and GT Racing engine designer Al Melling.

A consumer version of the Hellcat will be available in the U.S. and Great Britain in 2008. Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights is scheduled for release this month.

John R. Silseth II, Managing Director of Melling Sports Cars, Inc., commented, "Everyone now has a chance to get behind the wheel of a Hellcat and see not only its power, but its head-turning styling. Pictures of the real Hellcat and the one that appears in Juice 2 can be seen on our website www.mellingsportscars.com."

Nick Clarkson, Juice Games' Licensing Manager, said, "Of the 90 cars that appear in the game, my personal favorite is the Melling Hellcat -- it's an absolute beast!" The Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights website is www.juiced2hin.com.

About Viper-Melling Corporation

Viper-Melling Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets custom motorcycles and sportscars, accessories and aftermarket engine component parts with patented technology using Computer Aided Design (CAD). Many of the automotive, motorcycle and engine component parts are machined from solid billets of aluminum utilizing Computer-Numerical-Control (CNC) machines. Viper motorcycles are distributed and sold under the Viper brand name through its wholly owned subsidiary Viper Motorcycle Company. Melling Sports Cars are distributed and sold under the Melling brand name through its wholly owned subsidiary Melling Sports Cars, Inc. Viper-Melling Corporation, Viper Motorcycle Company and Melling Sportscars websites are www.viper-melling.com, www.vipermotorcycle.com and www.mellingsportscars.com.

About Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights

Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights (HIN) evolves the current street racing scene, letting players experience the culture of the real-life HIN tour, the nation's largest lifestyle custom car show, in an intense racing experience. Developed by Juice Games, groundbreaking new features include addictive drift/powersliding races, a full online career mode, and "Driver DNA" that tracks gamers' personal driving traits. Gamers will also be able to bet in-game cash on each event and race for pink slips, bringing a gambling element to the game that greatly increases the importance of each race. Featuring track and drift racing at real-world locations around the globe and unparalleled vehicle customization, Juiced 2: HIN brings street racing to life, allowing players to test their skills at live street racing events against a back-drop of DJs, models and musicians.

About THQ

THQ Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com and www.thqwireless.com. THQ, Juice Games, Juiced, Juiced 2: HIN and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

Microsoft, Xbox 360 and the Xbox logos are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or in other countries and are used under license from Microsoft.

Nintendo and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo.

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Contact Information

  • FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
    John Lai
    President
    Viper-Melling Corporation
    Tel: 763-263-5700
    E: jlai@viper-melling.com