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AAH #150 – Hitting 150 with Ralph Gilles

May 18th, 2012 at 11:25am

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There’s no doubt that one of the most hotly anticipated cars to rise from the ashes of the Detroit auto implosion is the 2013 SRT Viper. On this week’s show, we get down to brass tacks and talk to the man behind the two-seat beast. And, that man is none other than the President and CEO of the SRT Brand, Ralph Gilles. We’ll be getting all of the details about the fierce new snake, where the SRT brand is going, and we’ll ask what we can expect next from Chrysler’s rising star. To discuss this and more, John McElroy is joined in studio by co-host Peter De Lorenzo, the Autoextremist, and Chris Paukert from Autoblog. Plus, find out which five lucky people will win copies of the book Engines of Change.

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5 Comments to “AAH #150 – Hitting 150 with Ralph Gilles”

  1. Jonathan Says:

    Just wanted to thank you for show 150! Always enjoy the show and your fantastic guests..

    Mr. Chris Paukart from Autoblog who ROCKS! and Ralph Gilles! Coolest job in the industry. The Viper in person is even more stunning than in the photos and of course the amazing performance..

    Good to hear about the present and future SRT products…

    Making me a GM biased fan dream about the fine Italian and American fine products..

    JB

  2. Ray Says:

    Will Dodge be doing an SRT verion of the Barracuda (hopefully lighter and trimmer than the Challenger)to really kick some Mustang and Camaro butts ???

  3. Episode 896 – Hyundai-Kia #1 By 2020?, Fiat & Mazda Partner on Sports Car, Chinese Exports Grow – Autoline Daily Says:

    [...] loved our interview with the head of SRT and design at Chrysler. “The interview with Ralph Gilles was great. I love that he did not hold back. I hope you have [...]

  4. W L Simpson Says:

    I nominate Mr Gilles as your coolest guest ever.

  5. Larry Dunn Says:

    This is an outstanding show. This is all new to me…however, I am now a new fan and will add this to my list of sites to view regularly.
    Thanks for giving us an insight into the complex American auto industry from the people in the know.