Packing a 1,200-bhp turbocharged V-8

Packing a 1,200-bhp turbocharged V-8

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Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Venom GT

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The Hennessey Venom 1000 Twin Turbo Viper can hit 0-200 mph in 20.3 seconds in less than three quarters of a mile.

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The Hennessey Venom 1000 Twin Turbo Viper can hit 0-200 mph in 20.3 seconds in less than three quarters of a mile.

This is what 4828 bhp looks like.

This is what 4828 bhp looks like.

Twelve hundred horsepower. Less than 2700 pounds. “Do the math,” says  Hennessey, “and the outcome is basically a car that’s thrilling and  borderline scary to drive sometimes.” Here’s to being a little scared.

Twelve hundred horsepower. Less than 2700 pounds. “Do the math,” says Hennessey, “and the outcome is basically a car that’s thrilling and borderline scary to drive sometimes.” Here’s to being a little scared.

Plans for the Venom GT include test sessions at the Nürburgring in the summer of 2011, with Hennessey hoping to ultimately break the 7-minute barrier. Can the Venom GT do it?

Plans for the Venom GT include test sessions at the Nürburgring in the summer of 2011, with Hennessey hoping to ultimately break the 7-minute barrier. Can the Venom GT do it?

The 1200-bhp Hennessey Venom GT is the most formidable supercar in America, and possibly the world.

The 1200-bhp Hennessey Venom GT is the most formidable supercar in America, and possibly the world.

Exclusive: Hennessey Venom GT Track Test Teaser 

The 1200 bhp Hennessey Venom GT is ready to throw down on our test track.

“Driving the Venom GT is a thrilling experience,” John Hennessey said. “It is  a driver’s car, a supercar with a soul that will give you as much speed  and performance as you dare ask of it. If you ever wanted to experience  flying a military fighter jet, the Venom GT offers a similar visceral  thrill of speed and performance. It’s the quickest, fastest and most  exciting vehicle that I have ever driven.”

“Driving the Venom GT is a thrilling experience,” John Hennessey said. “It is a driver’s car, a supercar with a soul that will give you as much speed and performance as you dare ask of it. If you ever wanted to experience flying a military fighter jet, the Venom GT offers a similar visceral thrill of speed and performance. It’s the quickest, fastest and most exciting vehicle that I have ever driven.”

Hennessey returns to SEMA to debut the 1200-horsepower Hennessey Venom GT.

Hennessey returns to SEMA to debut the 1200-horsepower Hennessey Venom GT.