It’s nothing new to compare the SRT Viper to the Chevrolet Corvette.
People have been making the comparison ever since the first Viper debuted in 1992. Both are front-engined, all-American, performance machines, but SRT CEO Ralph Gilles believes the comparisons should stop right there.
Gilles recently stated that "we are not Corvette. We’ve never tried to be Corvette. We never will be. We’re handmade. It takes 18 hours to paint the stripe on a Viper