Report – Hennessey Venom GT ‘World’s Fastest Edition’ launched

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014 - 5:35pm IST

The Hennessey Venom GT set a new world speed record for two-seat sports cars by reaching a top speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center last month. The company has announced plans to launch the “World’s Fastest Edition” Venom GT to celebrate this achievement.

The Hennessey Venom GT World’s Fastest Edition will feature a special paint scheme incorporating the colours of the American flag – red and blue stripes on a white background. Production is limited to three units, all of which are sold already at a price of $1.25 million U.S (INR 7.5 crore) each.

Hennessey Venom GT World’s Fastest Edition
American supercar Venom GT reached over 270 mph on the same runway where space shuttles land at the Kennedy Space Center.

The Venom GT being the fastest series-produced road car is also a Guinness World Record holder for standing-start acceleration, reaching 300 km/h (186 mph) from zero in just 13.63 seconds. It is possible credit to a new 7.0-liter twin-turbo V8 engine that makes 1,244 bhp and 1,565 Nm of toque.

The Venom GT utilizes aluminium construction, carbon-fibre bodywork and featherweight carbon-ceramic brakes for an extraordinary power to weight ratio.

For more info check the press release.

Hennessey Venom GT World’s Fastest Edition launched – Press Release

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4 thoughts on “Report – Hennessey Venom GT ‘World’s Fastest Edition’ launched

  1. Raj says:

    Koenigsegg agera R one and Bugatti Veyron are fastest cars in the world. Both of them generate almost 1100 to 1200 BHP

  2. Jaspreet Singh says:

    Top speed Koenigsegg Agera R One:1 is around 273mph, 0-100km/h in 2.8 seconds, 0-300km/h in about 12 seconds and 0-400km/h in 20 seconds

  3. Sandeep says:

    WTF???? 3700 Nm torque? Are you sure? Those tyres will have a hard time 🙂

    1. Hi, we have corrected the torque figure, it is 1,565 Nm.


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