What's Really The Fastest Production Car In The World?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 4/03/13 9:20am 4/03/13 9:20am

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

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 1:40pm 2/07/13 1:40pm

Watch The Hennessey Venom GT Shatter Two World Speed Records

Everyone has been hearing that the Hennessey Venom GT would be the fastest production car in the world before one was even built... perhaps to the point of annoyance. But with 1,244 horsepower to carry just 2,743 pounds, there was little reason to doubt that the car would be very, very fast. » 1/21/13 9:00am 1/21/13 9:00am

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 4:25pm 1/10/13 4:25pm

Here's What Driving The Hennessey Venom GT Is Like

We've been waiting for someone to test drive the turbocharged, double-OMFG Hennessey Venom, and someone finally did. That someone is Matt Farah. Prepare to feast your ears on one of the most amazing sounds you've ever heard on the highway. Farah screaming his head off. » 7/10/12 3:30pm 7/10/12 3:30pm

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder: A 1,200-hp super convertible

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. » 11/30/11 2:00pm 11/30/11 2:00pm