Gilles: Next Dodge Viper is inspired by ‘a naked woman on a beach’

2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR

Yes, that is exactly what Ralph Gilles, the head Chrysler’s design said. Gilles started off by saying that the new Dodge Viper supercar is going to be ‘drop-dead beautiful’ and is meant to steal shoppers away from Porsche and General Motors’ Corvette.

The look of the new Viper was inspired by “a naked woman on the beach,” said Gilles.

The next-generation Viper will be released as 2013 model year, meaning that it will debut sometime in late 2012.

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“It’s an icon, and as a performance brand, it’s important for me to have a performance vehicle,” Gilles said.

– By: Omar Rana

Source: Automotive News