Watching the speedometer is probably the last thing you are thinking about when you are piloting a 1200 horsepower Hennessey GT well into triple digit MPH. For car nerds like myself, it's hard to watch a speedometer climb in this manner without getting a little bit giddy even when you aren't behind the wheel of one…
Pilots who fly above Mach 1 sometimes speak of a supersonic moment that causes the instruments, ever-so-briefly, to blur. Charging down a track in the 1,200-hp Henessey Venom GT there's a moment when my eyes pull the same trick. This isn't a car, man, this is the best way to die.
The Hennessey Venom GT, based on the diminutive Lotus Elise, will deliver up to 1200 HP, once it progresses beyond the teaser image stage ahead of the car's full debut March 30th. Over-dramatically scored video below: