Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler just took delivery of the world's fastest convertible. The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder will accelerate to 200mph in 15.9 seconds, eight seconds faster than a Bugatti Veyron. Tyler was the first person to ask if he could have his without a top.
John Hennessey isn't known for being the shy and retiring type. Still, suggesting that the company widely accepted as the maker of the fastest production cars in the world apply lips to posterior is a bit on the bold side. How do you get the cojones to do so? Oh, by putting 1,200 HP in a stretched Elise, then…
I can tell you from experience there's no missing the sound of the 1,200-hp twin-turbo V8 Hennessey Venom GT from inside the cockpit, but that's not stopping the Texas company from removing the car's top in pursuit of even more glorious decibels with their 2013 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder. Here's a first look.