Hennessey has sold 16 Venom GTs so far with production ending at 29 units. Those cost $1.2 plus taxes. The Venom F5 will be even more expensive, but honestly, what did you expect for 290+ mph?
The Hennessey Venom GT could be the most insane vehicle every to qualify as a "production" car. Twelve-hundred horsepower, 2,548 pounds and 100% batshit. But who knew that years before John H. deconstructed, then reconstructed his magnum Lotus, Lotus built something eerily similar. The Lotus Elise GT1.
The Hennessey Venom GT made a surprise appearance at the famous weekly Cars & Coffee in Irvine, CA this morning. Check out the first pictures of the car in the 'merican wild.
The first production Elise-bodied, Corvette ZR1-powered Hennessey Venom GT adds a layer of shiny paint, but with 1,200 hp and a 2,548-pound curb weight the first customer will surely strip it back down to its carbon fiber body.
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: