The stillborn, mid-engine Viper was supposed to remain a secret. This Viper that wasn’t could have become the first mid-engine American sports car. Still, nobody is saying much—at least not on the record—about the car that became the stimulus for what would be the Ford GT in the mid-2000s. That’s right; Chrysler’s mid-engine Viper program was the basis for Ford’s 2006 GT. Confused? Read on.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/12/04/chryslers-mid-engine-viper-became-the-ford-gt