Preview: Hennessey Performance Venom GT

December 17, 2009 at 1:43 pm

Hennessey Performance is best known as an American tuner with an insatiable thirst for horsepower! But with their huge resources they are now trying to make their very own supercar, and apparently things are going on pretty well.

It’s called the Venom GT and as you see from the renderings that company has released it is based on the Lotus Elise, but it’s wider and bigger, and of course more powerful.

Preview: Hennessey Performance Venom GT venom gt

It actually has a lot more power than the Elise. The Venom GT is said to have a mid-mounted twin-turbo V8 which can produce up to a 1000 hp and 950 lb-ft of torque. It’ll eat the Lotus for breakfast! It also has other supercar-ish features like sequential gearbox, high performance brakes, racing-grade suspension and…

For full details on Hennessey Venom GT we have to wait till March 2010 as it will debut during the next Geneva Motor Show.