The Hennessey Venom GT has already sparked lots of debate, yet until now it's barely turned a wheel in public. The 1244bhp, twin-turbo V8 supercar is about to establish itself as one of the world's fastest cars, however. A Texan runway has seen it produce some very, very quick 0-60, 0-100 and 1/4 mile numbers as well as officially breaking one accelerative benchmark record.
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Can it compete with Bugatti Veyrons, Pagani Huayras and Aston Martin One-77s dynamically? We'll have a video review of the Venom next week.
|Engine||V8, 7000cc, twin-turbo|
|Max power||1244bhp @ 6500rpm|
|Max torque||1155lb ft @ 4200rpm|
|Top speed||275mph (claimed)|