BREAKING: The Dodge Viper Is Finished With Road Racing After 2014

Extremely sad news today for anyone who loves watching the Dodge Viper dominate its competition in road racing: Chrysler announced today that they will end their SRT Motorsports program in IMSA at the end of 2014. » 10/06/14 2:05pm 10/06/14 2:05pm

Watch Ralph Gilles Chase Down A CTS-V In A Challenger Hellcat

Ralph Gilles does a Hellcat burnout; Pushes my man crush status to…

A video posted on Youtube by Lance Miller ( co-owner of Carlisle Events) shows Ralph laying down a NASTY burnout at Carlisle, complete with the Hellcat exhaust note we've grown to love, and a lovely blower screaming under it. » 7/12/14 11:54pm 7/12/14 11:54pm

The 2015 Chrysler 200's Interior Was Inspired By An Eames Chair

While walking the floor at the Detroit auto show, I caught up with Chrysler design chief/the automotive industry's resident badass Ralph Gilles about what was in designers' heads when approaching the redesigned 200. They found their inspiration in, among several other things, classic Eames lounge chairs. » 1/14/14 4:00pm 1/14/14 4:00pm

SRT President Ralph Gilles Calls Edmunds Editor An 'A##'

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Inside Detroit's Conner Assembly

Chrysler still builds cars in the city of Detroit? Yeah, they do. And not just any cars, but 6 figure, 640 horsepower-ed, Halle Berry inspired, American supercars. » 7/30/13 10:43am 7/30/13 10:43am

Designer Says Crazy Looking 2014 Jeep Cherokee Is 'Very Contemporary'

The 2014 Jeep Cherokee debuted last week to some very mixed reviews. And by "very mixed," I mean mostly negative. Chrysler Group VP of Design Ralph Gilles has now spoken out about the new car, and he says it's "very contemporary." » 2/28/13 2:24pm 2/28/13 2:24pm

Watch SRT Boss Ralph Gilles Whip A Grand Cherokee Around The Circuit Of…

We're big fans of SRT chief Ralph Gilles for his no-nonsense style and purveyance of insanely powerful American cars. And like any responsible executive, he needs to sample his own wares from time to time — which is exactly what he does when he pilots this Jeep around Austin's Circuit of the Americas.  » 2/24/13 12:30pm 2/24/13 12:30pm

Ralph Gilles Calls Out Motor Trend Driver For Being Afraid Of The Viper

The magazine currently known as Motor Trend has essentially become Car Comparison Test To Upset Or Please Fanboys Monthly. I'm sure they create other kinds of content, but they've taken a common magazine schtick and made it the core of what they do. You didn't learn enough from the ATS v. 3 Series test? That's ok,… » 12/17/12 12:40pm 12/17/12 12:40pm

Let Ralph Gilles Help You Point Out What's Full Of Shit

Earlier this week, we were treated to the man who designed the Viper reminding everyone that the talking sack of offal with the dead ferret on his head we call "Donald Trump" was full of shit. Especially about his fiction-land ideas of Jeep production and China. » 11/02/12 3:31pm 11/02/12 3:31pm

Chrysler Exec Calls Donald Trump “Full Of Shit” On Twitter

Ralph Giles is the VP of product design at Chrysler as well as the CEO of SRT and SRT Motorsports. This would already make him a badass even if he didn't have a candid Twitter account he uses to call out bullshit. » 11/01/12 3:56pm 11/01/12 3:56pm

This Is Chrysler Chairman Sergio Marchionne's Badass Weekend Car

Judging by his perennially rumpled look, it's difficult to peg what sort personal car Chrysler-Fiat CEO Sergio Marchionne would go for. But SRT president and designer Ralph Gilles leaked via Twitter that Il Commendatore di Chrysler opts for a snarling SRT Challenger on weekends. We approve. » 8/09/12 12:30pm 8/09/12 12:30pm

The New Viper Was Inspired By Halle Berry

Yesterday, SRT president and designer Ralph Gilles stopped by Jalopnik to answer some questions. When asked what inspired the design of the new Viper, his answer was simple: "Halle Berry." » 7/27/12 9:45am 7/27/12 9:45am

Ask SRT President And Designer Ralph Gilles Anything You Want About The…

If you were born a gearhead, Ralph Gilles is essentially who you wanted to be when you grew up. Like most of us, Ralph started drawing cars when he was young, unlike most of us he turned that passion into a job at Chrysler where he became a break out star following the design of the company's extremely successful… » 7/26/12 1:15pm 7/26/12 1:15pm

Fiat creates Chrysler SRT "brand," makes Ralph Gilles new chief

Ralph Gilles, Chrysler's top designer who was also in charge of Dodge, will now run a new, separate Street & Racing Technology (SRT) brand while his old job is taken over by Chrysler's Canada chief. » 6/07/11 12:30pm 6/07/11 12:30pm

Dodge Subcompact Car Design Rendering Shown In Chicago

At the same Chicagop Economic Club event where he announced the Fiat 500 goes on sale stateside this year, Dodge Brand CEO Ralph Giles showed a concept rendering of a fierce new sorta-Hornet-like Dodge subcompact expected to drop in 2013. » 2/15/10 10:30am 2/15/10 10:30am