Watch The Hennessey Ford GT Skedaddle To 267.6 MPH At The Texas Mile

Down in Texas, we believe that a man has the God-given right to take his car and drive it as fast as he possibly can in a straight line. Law enforcement officials do not agree with this philosophy, so that's why there's the Texas Mile, the biannual festival of speed where people attempt to achieve insane speeds. And… » 3/26/13 9:35am 3/26/13 9:35am

Hennessey Ford GT Hits A Record 267.6 MPH At The Texas Mile

It's that time of year again! And no, I don't mean Pakistan Day, although that's nice too. Today marks another running of the Texas Mile, the biannual festival of speed in a town just north of Corpus Christi. And wouldn't you know that those crazy bastards at Hennessey Performance went and set themselves another… » 3/23/13 5:28pm 3/23/13 5:28pm

How A Gearhead Tests A $900 Flask

I expect my whiskey flask to do three things: be discreet, provide me with enough liquid courage to get through the day, and shield my heart from an assassin's bullet like on TV. (I have a lot of enemies, you know.) But if you spend $900 on a flask, what guarantee do you have that it's tough and ready for battle?… » 2/27/13 12:53pm 2/27/13 12:53pm

New World Record For 2,000HP Ford GT

Stop everything and watch a 2,000 horsepower Hennessey Ford GT break the world record for the standing half mile. In 2,640 feet, the twin-turbo Ford reached 212.9 miles per hour. » 5/16/12 1:00pm 5/16/12 1:00pm

Watch A Twin-Turbo Ford GT Hit 257.7 MPH In One Mile

Texas doesn't have four seasons. Texas has two: Hot and not-hot. Twice a year during the not-hot times gearheads gather on a long strip of concrete to see who can blast the fastest standing-mile time. This weekend's running of The Texas Mile brought out a Hennessey-tuned Twin-Turbo Ford GT that ripped a spectacular… » 3/26/12 10:15am 3/26/12 10:15am

EXCLUSIVE: Jesse James did wreck 1,000 HP supercar, son claims

According to a Jalopnik commenter claiming to be his 14-year-old son, Jesse James did crash his Ford GT this weekend. Also, his father was behind the wheel of the 1,000-hp modified supercar when it crashed. » 12/07/11 10:20am 12/07/11 10:20am

What 232 mph in a Ford GT feels like

Last week we shared some video from The Texas mile of what 231 mph in a Corvette feels like. Now here's some video from the same event of a 1,300-hp twin-turbo Hennessey Ford GT doing 232 mph. » 6/02/11 10:00am 6/02/11 10:00am