A four-door sedan version of the Verve made its global debut in China, and made its North American debut at Detroit last month.

Chrysler VP behind the wheel

Chrysler has clearly turned a page since its take-over by Cerberus, and dusty Chrysler has also shaken some inhabitions at the same time. Chrysler VP Ralph Gilles strapped his video camera to the roof of a Dodge Viper SRT10 ACR and went along to do some endurance testing at the No Problem Raceway track in Belle Rose, Louisinana.

Don't worry, there is no talk of mpg, E85 or other 'boring' features. No, this is all about burning rubber, power slides and plain old hoonage.