Imagine finding you down a dark alley. (Pagani Huayra)

Imagine finding you down a dark alley. (Pagani Huayra)

This is what 4828 bhp looks like.

This is what 4828 bhp looks like.

Birds of a feather…
(Bugatti Veyron 16.4 at Lemoore)

Birds of a feather…

(Bugatti Veyron 16.4 at Lemoore)

The Ferrari F430, successor to the 360 Modena.
Twist the Ferrari F430’s key, thumb the red steering-wheel-mounted button with your left hand, and its engine doesn’t just start — it erupts, Vesuvius-like, to life. …It only gets better as you climb the rev scale.

The Ferrari F430, successor to the 360 Modena.

Twist the Ferrari F430’s key, thumb the red steering-wheel-mounted button with your left hand, and its engine doesn’t just start — it erupts, Vesuvius-like, to life. …It only gets better as you climb the rev scale.

If only under every rock there was hidden a Lotus Exige.

If only under every rock there was hidden a Lotus Exige.

And who wouldn’t want this collection?

And who wouldn’t want this collection?

Porsche 911 Carrera S and Porsche 911 GT3 RS (Just because we can.)

Porsche 911 Carrera S and Porsche 911 GT3 RS (Just because we can.)

Road trip in Porsche 911s.

Road trip in Porsche 911s.

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.

2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Spyder Performante
2011 Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Spyder Performante (up close and personal)