Hennessey Wants To Boost McLaren MP4-12C To 800 HP

Has John Hennessey ever found a fast car he didn't think he could make faster? His next target is the McLaren MP4-12C, which he's planning to turn the power dial up to a stonkin' 800 hp. Better reach for the fireproof suits, boys, because the flames are comin' this way! » 1/31/12 3:00pm 1/31/12 3:00pm

Hennessey's "Hammer Wagon" CTS-V smokes the tires

The Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon is an ideal platform for some fairly gnarly burnouts. The 650-hp Hennessey V650 "Hammer Wagon" appears to be an even better starting point for killing Bibendum's offspring. » 5/06/11 3:45pm 5/06/11 3:45pm

Hennessey Venom GT Coming To SEMA

The insane $1 million Hennessey Venom GT's managed to sneak into Texas without setting off any USGS seismic sensors. The Lotus-bodied, 1,200-hp V8-powered Venom GT will debut at SEMA next week, where it will embarrass outrageously-painted Hyundai Tiburons. » 10/26/10 11:01am 10/26/10 11:01am

What Would Hefner Drive? Malaise Era Car Ads From the Pages of Playboy

The Baksheesh Table at the Detroit Irony 24 Hours of LeMons was fairly groaning under the weight of all the beer bribes— they love their beer in Michigan— but one team mixed it up with a December 1977 Playboy » 4/24/10 3:00pm 4/24/10 3:00pm

705 HP Hennessey ZR700 Takes A Hot Lap With GM's John Heinricy At The…

GM's John Heinricy retired, but hasn't disappeared just yet. He's now a consulting engineer for Hennessey and you can see him here taking the new 705-horsepower HRE ZR700 for a couple of seriously hot laps. » 2/25/09 5:30pm 2/25/09 5:30pm

Hennessey-Tuned Corvette ZR700 Makes Incredible 705 HP, 717 Lb-Ft Of…

What's that? You think the 2009 Corvette ZR1's 638 HP could put your grandmother to sleep? Fret not, Hennessey and his Houston shop have just the thing to make your loins tingle once again. » 1/28/09 11:00am 1/28/09 11:00am

Lancia Reveals Delta HPE Concept at Venice Film Festival

This past weekend, Lancia revealed a concept car that could signal the Fiat entry-luxury brand's return to relevance, at a place where relevance is measured one still shot at a time. It's the Lancia Delta HPE concept, and its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival introduced Hollywood's… » 9/05/06 1:20pm 9/05/06 1:20pm