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Hennessey Venom GT2 Gets 1500 horsepower

Hennessey Venom GT2 Gets 1500 horsepower

Nov 26 2012, 12:43pm CST | by

Too much power!?!

I'm not the only one that's ever wondered if you can actually have to much power in a streetcar. I think the guys at Hennessey might just answered the question of can you have too much power with...

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Hennessey Venom GT2 Gets 1500 horsepower

Nov 26 2012, 12:43pm CST | by

Too much power!?!

I'm not the only one that's ever wondered if you can actually have to much power in a streetcar. I think the guys at Hennessey might just answered the question of can you have too much power with the new Venom GT2. This car has over 1500 hp and offers a power to weight ratio of 1+ bhp per kilogram.

We can assume some of his vehicle is still based on the Lotus Elise like the original Venom GT was. We can see that the new GT2 has different headlights utilizing LED bulbs. The star the show on this vehicle is a massive 7.0-liter twin turbo V8 engine.

The new car is also available with a seven-speed paddle shift transmission, though a manual is still available. We don't have any estimated performance specs, but considering how impressive the original was, adding even more power should make this one seriously fast and likely difficult to control streetcar.

 
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6 weeks ago

A Mighty Wind: Hennessey Aims for 290 mph With Venom F5

Aug 5 2014 3:42pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

How fast is fast enough? When you’re boutique carmaker Hennessey Performance of Sealy, Texas, and you’re trying to retain the top-speed record for production cars, even 270.49 mph isn’t fast enough. Hence, Hennessey has just announced a successor to the record-holding 1244-hp Venom GT called the Venom F5, which the company projects could hit an unfathomable 290 mph. Tagged with an alphanumeric suff ...
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6 weeks ago

Hennessey Will Sell At Least 30 290 MPH Venom F5s For $1.3+ Million Each

Aug 4 2014 9:43am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Hennessey has sold 16 Venom GTs so far with production ending at 29 units. Those cost $1.2 plus taxes. The Venom F5 will be even more expensive, but honestly, what ...
Source: Jalopnik   Full article at: Jalopnik
 

 

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