DETROIT – With Ford Motor Co.’s Special Vehicle Team (SVT) taking the leading engineering role on the upcoming GT40, expect a war between the new performance sports coupe and the Dodge Viper to begin. Ford plans to give the Viper a run for its money when the GT40 hits the pavement, according to SVT’s Chief Engineer, John Coletti, who warns the Dodge product development staff the GT40 “will reduce your Viper to something between a garter snake and an earthworm.” See related story: Ford to ...

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