SOURCE: Viper Powersports Inc.

December 18, 2008 12:24 ET

Viper Motorcycles Obtains EPA Approval

HOPKINS, MN--(Marketwire - December 18, 2008) - Viper Motorcycle Company (OTCBB: VPWS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Viper Powersports Inc., announced today that it is now EPA approved.

John Silseth II, Viper Powersports CEO, stated, "We have received our EPA certificate and have successfully completed our CARB testing for approval in all 50 states. During testing, we knew the Viper 152 inch short stroke motor was clean and produced less heat than our competitors and we are excited at the opportunity to move forward fully compliant. The 2009 Diamondback is in production this month and will begin shipping in early 2009."

According to Terry Nesbitt, Viper Motorcycle Company President, "We are 8 years into this project and are ready to take our place as an OEM. The Diamondback 152 Super Cruiser is the only production cruiser designed and manufactured in-house in its entirety utilizing proprietary component parts distinctive to the Viper brand."

Viper Powersports designs, produces and markets a line of premium custom V-Twin cruiser motorcycles, V-Twin aftermarket engines and other related aftermarket products. Viper cruisers are distributed and sold under the Viper brand name through an independent, nationwide dealer network. The company designs and manufactures custom motorcycles, accessories and motorcycle engine component parts with patented technology using Computer Aided Design (CAD). Many of the motorcycle and motorcycle engine component parts are machined from solid billets of aluminum utilizing Computer-Numerical-Control (CNC) machines. Viper Powersports and Viper Motorcycle Company's websites are www.viperpowersports.com and www.vipermotorcycle.com.

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