When SRT first unveiled the 2013 Viper at the 2012 New York Auto Show, it received mixed reactions; some liked the traditional design, others thought it looked a bit too similar to its predecessor.

But when it comes to cars, looks are subjective. Engineering is what matters most, and the new Viper is a totally different car in that department, way better than the wild second-generation it replaces.

We’ve never actually driven the monster, but we’re passing a bit of information from Top Gear‘s latest review of the car found in this link.

Enjoy the photo gallery below as well.