The Hennessey Venom GT Now Has 1451 HP Because More Power Was Totally What It Needed

I know what you’re thinking: the Texas-built Hennessey Venom GT is good and all, I guess, but maybe it’s just a little underpowered? Maybe 1,244 horsepower isn’t quite enough to get the job done? It may be the fastest car in the world, but... ehh? Fortunately Hennessey is here with a solution, and that solution is… »10/30/15 12:23pm10/30/15 12:23pm


Hennessey Venom GT World’s Fastest Edition: God Bless American Speed

The Texas-built Hennessey Venom GT is now the fastest car in the world, having hit 270.49 mph on the same runway where the Space Shuttle landed at the Kennedy Space Center. To commemorate this victory for glorious American speed, Hennessey has released a very lovely special edition of their record-shattering machine. »3/25/14 1:14pm3/25/14 1:14pm

At 265.7 MPH, The Hennessey Venom GT Is Technically The Fastest Production Car You Can Buy

We all know the 1,244 horsepower Hennessey Venom GT is fast. It accelerates like mad and has it's eye on being the fastest car in the world. Well, the Venom GT has made its top speed run, and it is basically the fastest car money can buy anywhere in the world. But there is a catch. »4/02/13 12:48pm4/02/13 12:48pm

Evo Hangs Out In John Hennessey's Garage, Samples The Craziness Of The Venom GT

The Hennessey Venom GT, if you haven't heard, is fast. It's an extended Lotus Elise with a twin-turbocharged GM V8 stuffed in the middle. It has 1,244 horsepower to and weighs a mere 2,743 pounds. We like to bandy about words like "crazy" and "insane" here, but with this car, we really mean it. »2/07/13 1:40pm2/07/13 1:40pm

The Hennessey Venom GT Just Went 0-To-186 MPH In 13.63 Seconds

We've been telling you for a while that the Texan-built Hennessey Venom GT is an obscenely powerful, giant-slaying hypercar that will send your Bugatti Veyron crying back to Volkswagen with its tail between its legs. This is the Lotus-Texan frankenrocket with the 1,224 horsepower 7.0-liter twin-turbo V8, in case you… »1/10/13 4:25pm1/10/13 4:25pm