The Hennessey Venom GT is a high performance sports car which was first produced as the heavily modified version of the Lotus Exige, a British sports car. On January 21, 2013, the car set a Guinness World Record for the world's fastest car moving from 0–300 kph at an average acceleration time of 13.63 seconds. The Hennessey venom GT top speed was recorded over 270 mph at the Kennedy Space Center. With this new top speed, the supercar become faster than the popular Bugatti Veyron, which was previously known as the fastest car in the world.
Many people wondered asking: who makes the Hennessey Venom GT? This supercar is officially made by a Texas-based automobile manufacturer called Hennessey Performance Engineering. Hennessey Performance is an American tuning house which specializes in modification of sports and super cars from several brands like Ferrari, McLaren, Porsche, Dodge, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Lotus, Jeep, Ford, Lincoln GMC and Lexus. The company was named after its founder, John Hennessey, who established it in 1991 and its main facility is located in Houston, Texas.
This exotic car, just like other notable Hennessey cars such as the Hennessey Venom F5 and the Hennessey CTS-V, will not be produced in large quantity; therefore, Hennessey Venom GT is not a production car. The manufacturer has planned to build a total of 29 Venom GTs, with one-third of the projected number already being sold. As such, the Venom GT is not just the most accelerating hypercar in the world; it is also one of the most exclusive cars anyone can own. The Hennessy Venom GT price is around $1.2 million.
A “world's fastest edition" of this luxury car was officially released in 2014 and it is a limited (3 units) coupe version commemorating the Guinness World Record the car just won. It went on sale for US$1.25 million. All three units were sold shortly after they were manufactured.
Hennessey Venom is a high performance sports car. It was manufactured by the Hennessey Performance Engineering based in Texas. It set a Guinness World record in 2013 as the fastest car on earth.
The first Venom GT was made in 2011. However, there have been more models of the car following its initial release over the years.
The Hennessey Venom GT costs $1.2 million. It is one of the most expensive cars in the world.
Unofficially, the fastest car on the world is the Hennessey Venom GT. However, it has not been given official recognition by the Guinness Book of Records. Therefore, as it stands now, the Bugatti Veyron Super Sports remains the officially recognized fastest car on earth.
The Hennessey Venom GT was mostly constructed in West of Houston, Texas which is the main facility of the Hennessey Performance Engineering. However, some works were done in Hethel, England and Sealy, US.
The Venom GT is world's fastest car. It has recorded a record-breaking speed of 278 mph.
Hennessey Performance Engineering only plans to build a total of 29 Venom GTs, with only 16 having been made.
The Hennessy Venom GT mpg is 15.9mpg. When compared to Bugatti Veyron, Venom GT consumes more fuel.
Very few people have the wealth and luxury of owning the Venom GT. One of such is Aerosmith front-man, Steven Tyler.
The Venom GT is faster than the Bugatti. It has recorded a top speed of over 270 mph compared to the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport’s 257.87 mph.
The Venom GT is manufactured by the Texas-based Hennessey Performance Engineering, an American tuning house that specializes in modifying sports and super cars from several brands.
According to the Hennessey Performance Engineering, only 29 Venom GT would be produced, making it one of the most exclusive cars in the world. Only 16 are reported to have been made so far.
Yes. All Hennessey Venom GT are street legal.
The Hennessey Venom GT 0-60 is 2.4 seconds. This is superb when compared to other supercars.
Hennessey Venom GT is the fastest car the world because it holds the record (though unofficial) for the highest speed ever attained by a car (over 270 mph).
The Venom GT Spyder is featured in the downloadable Ultimate Speed Pack for each of Need for Speed: The run(2011); Need for Speed: Rivals(2012) and Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012) as an Exotic class vehicle.
In NFS: Most Wanted 2012, the Venom GT is unlocked upon defeating its Most Wanted racer in single player mode and is unlocked upon completing 24 events in Exotic class cars in multiplayer.
The Hennessey Venom GT looks a lot like the Lotus Exige because it is simply the heavily modified version of the British sports car.