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autoviva2014-03-27 10:18:16

Hennessey unveils World Record Edition Venom GT

Limited edition celebrates recent record at NASA's Kennedy Space Center

Venom GT holds the Guinness record of fastest production car to reach 300km/h

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is launching a limited run of Venom GT World's Fastest EditionVenom GT World's Fastest EditionHennessey Venom GT World'...United States of America, 2014 > present1 photo
to celebrate the company's recent top speed run of 435km/h, which was set at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in February. The World's Fastest Edition (WFE) also alludes to the Venom's 0-300 km/h Guinness World Record.

"The Venom GTVenom GTHennessey Venom GTUnited States of America, 2011 > present5 versions
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is America's supercar and it broke 435km/h on the same runway where the Space Shuttle landed at the Kennedy Space Center," said company founder John Hennessey. "We wanted to offer a special paint scheme that would incorporate the colors of the American flag - the same flag we flew on the Space Shuttle runway. Thus, our special livery package includes a body in white with red and blue stripes."

The Venom GT generates its incredible speed from a simple formula, huge power and minimal weight. Powered by a 7.0-liter twin-turbo V8 that makes 1200hp and with only 1244kg the Venom GT is not only the fastest series-produced road car, but also the quickest. It holds the Guinness World Record for standing-start acceleration, rocketing from rest to 300 km/h (186 mph) in just 13.63 seconds. Lightweight aluminum construction, carbon-fiber bodywork and featherweight carbon-ceramic brakes make its performance possible.

"We're thrilled about what we achieved at Cape Canaveral with the Venom GT," said Hennessy CEO Don Goldman, "and now the World's Fastest Edition is a living, breathing celebration of that record achievement."

Hennessey will only produce three World's Fastest Edition cars, which have already been sold at a price of $1.25 million. This makes the Venom GT WFE not only the fastest but also one of the rarest supercars ever built.

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Engine
V 8 (90º vee)
Displacement
427 cu in
Top Speed
270 mph
Transmission
6, Manual
Maximum power
1244 hp @ 6600 rpm
Type
Fixed-head coupé
Fuel
Petrol
Fuel consumption (combined)
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price
$ 1.250.000
annual ownership cost
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