1200 hp Hennessey Venom GT

June 15, 2010 at 9:14 am

You are probably familiar with Hennessey Performance’s amazing supercar the Venom GT already, but so far we’ve only got to see the 720 hp version. Here’s a few flicks of the top of the range 1200 hp edition. I know they are not different designwise, but just because you know it’s 1200 hp car it looks better to you, doesn’t it?! This is also the very first production unit of the Venom sporting chassis number 01. It was ordered by a Middle Eastern guy and that explains why¬† it’s the full-fat model! The Venom GT is based on the Lotus Elise. It looks like the Elise and uses the same sort of chassis ans suspension as well. But it has [...]

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. 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, [...]