Diesel SRT Likely Admits Chrysler Performance Boss

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Diesel SRT Likely Admits Chrysler Performance Boss
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Chief Chrysler designer and boss of the newly minted SRT performance brand stirred the social media pot last night, polling the twitterverse on reaction to a diesel-powered high-performance Chrysler product. Continue Reading...

SRT Boss Wants Performance Diesel Vehicles

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SRT Boss Wants Performance Diesel Vehicles
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Diesel is quickly becoming a new option for car makers looking to have powerful, yet fuel friendly engines. Mercedes and BMW’s AMG and M, in house tuning divisions have announced future diesel vehicles catered for performance driving, and it looks like the SRT brand will be offering its own in the future. Continue Reading...

2013 SRT Viper is Still Mean, Now Beautiful Too: 2012 NY Auto Show

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2013 SRT Viper is Still Mean, Now Beautiful Too: 2012 NY Auto Show
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Under the hood is a 8.4-liter V10, but it’s gained new high strength forged pistons, lightweight composite intake manifold, aluminum flywheel and changes the exhaust. Continue Reading...

SRT ‘Cuda Spied in “60 Minutes” Chrysler Profile?

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SRT ‘Cuda Spied in “60 Minutes” Chrysler Profile?
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Sunday night’s profile on the Chrysler turnaround and on Chrysler/Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne may have seemed a bit light on actual content, but perhaps you weren’t looking closely enough. Don’t worry, the folks at Allpar.com were. A part of the piece involved an interview with Ralph Gilles, the man in charge of Chrysler design and… Continue Reading...

Chrysler Mulling Australian V8 Supercar Entry for 2013

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Chrysler Mulling Australian V8 Supercar Entry for 2013
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Ford and General Motors could have an all-too-familiar rival in the V8 Supercar series and despite some rumors, it won’t be from German or Japan. Hailing from the other side of the world, where they’re cross-town rivals, Chrysler is tipped as the latest possibly entry into the touring car championship. Top Chrysler designer and CEO… Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Viper To Get 8.7L V10 [Baseless Rumor]

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2013 Dodge Viper To Get 8.7L V10 [Baseless Rumor]
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Today’s total nonsense rumor comes from Chrysler fansite Allpar, which is reporting that the 2013 Dodge Viper will get an 8.7L V10 and doesn’t cite any source, anonymous or otherwise. While Chrysler boss Ralph Gilles has said that the Viper will retain a V10 engine, we have a hard time believing that an 8.7L motor… Continue Reading...

NASCAR, Drift and GT Racers Compete in Viper Celebrity Challenge; Airs Sunday on Versus

NASCAR, Drift and GT Racers Compete in Viper Celebrity Challenge; Airs Sunday on Versus
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Timed for just 50 minutes, the actual event required each team to make a pit stop and change drivers halfway through, making for some very exciting racing. Continue Reading...

2013 Dodge Durango SRT8 Possible Admits Brand Boss

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2013 Dodge Durango SRT8 Possible Admits Brand Boss
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Like the Grand Cherokee SRT8, if and when a hot rod version of the Durango does surface, expect it follow in the same vein, being all-wheel drive only and powered by a 392 ci (6.4-liter) Hemi V8, generating around 470 horsepower, along with a height adjustable suspension and monster Brembo brakes. Continue Reading...

Chrysler SRT Victorious at Targa Newfoundland, For a Good Cause

Chrysler SRT Victorious at Targa Newfoundland, For a Good Cause
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Gilles, driving in his fourth Targa event, finished second place in the Modern Category, driving a Dodge Viper SRT-10; Dr. Rob Pacione, a veteran Targa Competitor, who drove a modified Challenger SRT 392 during the event, finished first in the Open Class. Continue Reading...

Ralph Gilles to Head Up Three Car SRT Team at Targa Newfoundland

Ralph Gilles to Head Up Three Car SRT Team at Targa Newfoundland
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The primary object for the team this year, besides competing, is to raise money for individuals and families affected by Autism, with proceeds to be donated to the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. Continue Reading...

Chrysler’s Ralph Gilles: Next Viper May Get Cruise Control, No New Magnum

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Chrysler’s Ralph Gilles: Next Viper May Get Cruise Control, No New Magnum
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Chrysler head of design, CEO of motorsports and rad dude Ralph Gilles recently talked about the future of SRT and the next Dodge Viper, as well as confirming this: there will be no new Dodge Magnum. Appearing on Fox Car Report, Gilles noted the popularity of the fast wagon and mentioned that he misses it; despite… Continue Reading...
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