Unbelievable 70-215 MPH acceleration from the Hennessey GT

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 of … » 9/17/11 12:30pm 9/17/11 12:30pm

1,000-HP Twin-Turbo Escalade beats Nissan GT-R

John Hennessey's got this great shtick going where he takes his Frankenstein monsters and pits them against stock versions of cars we associate with performance. It's total nonsense, but how the hell do you not watch a twin-turbo Cadillac Escalade race a Nissan GT-R? » 4/13/11 10:30am 4/13/11 10:30am

Hennessey's Armored, Supercharged Ford Raptor SUV

When people talk about Hennessey Performance Engineering they often complain that, while the cars are fast, they're not great at withstanding small arms fire. The solution? A custom VelociRaptor-based armored SUV they're calling the "War Wagon." » 9/09/10 12:30pm 9/09/10 12:30pm

Hennessey VelociRaptor 600: First Drive

Hennessey Performance's "standard" Raptor is supercharged, produces 500 horsepower and is called VelociRaptor 500. Their new 6.2-liter Raptor produces 600 horsepower and is called the VelociRaptor 600. Creative? No. But who needs creativity when you've got two giant bumper-mounted turbochargers? » 8/05/10 1:00pm 8/05/10 1:00pm