• Jan 14, 2011
2010 Dodge Viper Final Edition Roadster, ACR and Coupe – Click above for high-res image gallery

The Dodge Viper has always been an impressive looking vehicle, but its muscled lines haven't ever been what we'd call feminine. That may change with the next-generation version of the Snake. Ralph Gilles, head of Chrysler design and the Dodge brand, says that the look of the next Dodge Viper will be inspired by "a naked woman on the beach."

Sorry, but we're having a hard time coming up with a witty quip after that one (well, other than the one in the headline).

Gilles made the announcement while speaking with reporters at the Automotive News World Conference, and while the revelation about the vehicle's design inspiration was a big highlight, he also announced that the next Viper would take dead aim at stealing buyers away from both the Porsche brand and the Chevrolet Corvette. That's especially true when it comes to the crowd of younger buyers – guys and girls under 45.

The next-generation Viper is set to debut in 2013, and while that gives Dodge plenty of time to get the car right, we don't expect either Porsche or Chevrolet to sit back and allow the Viper to play catch up. Suddenly we're very excited to see what the sports car world looks like in two years.



[Source: Automotive News – sub. req.]


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      • 3 Years Ago
      Does it mean while i am driving inside a viper, it feels like i am inside a naked woman, hmmm, on the beach....lol.....
      • 3 Years Ago
      I call BS.

      This is just a play by Gilles and his design team to get paid to look at porn on the internet this year.

      I wish he was my boss.
      seawolf7103
      • 3 Years Ago
      The old Vipers were far more attractive. A lot CURVIER. Curvier, bigger on the fenders...
      They were obviously inspired by more attractive, curvier, more voluptuous women. This one must have been inspired by a skinny, flat chested crack ho.
      • 3 Years Ago
      A white woman or a black woman on the beach? What do you want? A Viper that you cant turn off or a Viper with a big trunk?
      • 3 Years Ago
      probably Asian
      • 3 Years Ago
      Best headline of the year. Okay, I'll include last year too.
      Denise
      • 3 Years Ago
      My car is inspired by a nude man kneeling on all fours as he awaits to be sodomized. Note: I am a woman and have sex toys for this (my partners really enjoy it; I recommend all women try it :)). His physical attributes include the color gold which simulates a nice tan, smelling like cologne for air freshener, having a bumper of steel, and a good pair of brass balls that hang beautifully (You can buy these online). Cheers.
      • 3 Years Ago
      And from the toes or the nose? Makes a big difference, especially when you consider the location of the air intakes.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I am wondering whether what was meant (and what many commenters here might be more interested in) was "Inspiring *to* a naked woman..." So, something more like a Bentley or Rolls convertible? Something that looks luxe and fun and "hey, maybe I should stop sunbathing and go for a ride..." If it simply has more curves, well, not sure that will be more attractive (to anybody, whether at the beach or not). The whole appeal of it originally was its raw-red-meat testosterone flavor - unapologetic about being brutally overpowered, hairy-chested (and hairy-driving!).
      • 3 Years Ago
      No honey! Those websites in the history tab are... ummm... RESEARCH ! YES! Research! It's for this thing I'm working on at work. It's this new car design we're working on...
      • 3 Years Ago
      Will get tits ?
        • 3 Years Ago
        A BIG vote for Scarlet here!
        • 3 Years Ago
        they already made the penis shaped car... it's called a Jaguar E-type...
        • 3 Years Ago
        So the Viper is going to aspire to be a sandy vag? Sorry no thanks we have enough of those on the internet already
        • 3 Years Ago
        It will have big headlights.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I can't think of better inspiration for a car than that at the moment.

      hmmm.

      WAY TO GO VIPER!
        • 3 Years Ago
        Not inspired by, but inspires.

        That may just be me, but I doubt it.
        • 3 Years Ago
        I always thought the inspiration for the Dodge Viper was a raging phallus.

        I guess I was wrong.
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