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    Official: Hennessy wastes no time in supercharging the 2015 Cadillac Escalade
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    The ink is still drying on the all-new 2015 Cadillac Escalade sales brochures, but that hasn't stopped Texas-based Hennessey Performance (HPE) from leaping out of the gate with its own high-performance variant. In stock form, the big fourth-generation Cadillac flagship arrives with a new small ...

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    Report: Hennessey Venom GT is world's fastest car at 270.49 mph [w/video]
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    Hennessey has done it again, improving the claimed record-holding top speed of its Venom GT to 270.49 miles per hour. The record run was made on February 14 on the 3.22-mile landing runway at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The speed was confirmed by a Racelogic Vbox telemetry system, but ...

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    Official: Hennessey reveals HPE700 Twin-Turbo Corvette Stingray [w/video]
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    Hennessey Performance (HPE) has released another weapon for those determined to outgun all other vehicles on the road. This one is called the HPE700 Twin-Turbo Corvette Stingray - and predictably, it goes like stink. While the stock, naturally aspirated 6.2-liter LT1 V8 under the hood of the ...

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    Video: First C7 Corvette to pass 200 MPH does it on a Texas toll road
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    We knew that once Hennessey Performance got its hands on the seventh-generation Chevrolet Corvette Stingray, big things were going to happen. A 200.6-mile-per-hour run on a closed section of Texas' brand-new State Highway 99, was just a shade bigger than what we were expecting. The run was also a ...

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    Video: First privately owned Corvette Stingray blitzes 1/4 mile in 12.23 at 114.88 mph
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    Chevrolet's latest road rocket, the Corvette Stingray, is a very quick car. If one needs further proof of that, we recommend they take a look at this video from Hennessey of what is claimed to be the first privately owned C7 Corvette to make a pass down the quarter mile. Not just any quarter ...

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    Official: Hennessey boosts McLaren MP4-12C to 704 hp
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    The McLaren MP4-12C is the latest project from Hennessey Performance Engineering, and the folks tweaking the British supercar's twin-turbocharged V8 have given it 704 horsepower through an engine management software upgrade, intercooler upgrade, new stainless steel exhaust system and dual air ...

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    Report: Hennessey unveils C7 Corvette Stingray upgrades that reach 1,000 HP
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    The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray hasn't even arrived in showrooms, but that minor speed bump hasn't slowed Hennessey Performance (HPE) from introducing a full suite of packaged (and à la carte) upgrades to the highly anticipated American sports car that will undoubtedly trump ...

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    Official: Hennessey unleashes 445-hp Ford Taurus SHO [w/video]
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    There's plenty to love about the madness that goes on at Hennessey Performance, but for us, it's the fact that the company has no loyalty to any brand or nameplate. If it's quick, it flies at Hennessey. The team recently turned their attention toward squeezing a bit more thrust from the ...

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    Official: C7 Corvette turbo with 1,000 horsepower promised from Hennessey
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    If you can't wait for the next-generation Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, Hennessey says they will have you covered. The Texas-based company has announced it will offer a spate of upgrades for the 2014 Corvette ranging from a range of bolt-on options all the way up to a 1,000-horsepower, twin-turbo ...

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    Video: Watch the Venom GT go from 0 to 230 MPH in under 20 sec.
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    The crew at Hennessey has finally gotten around to showing the world just how quick the Venom GT really is by pulling off a 0-230 mph sprint on runway. The best run took a scant 19.96 seconds to stick the speedometer at 228 mph. That's the kind of speed that will peal your eyelids back if you ...

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    Video: Watch Hennessey-tuned Cadillac CTS-V run over 220 mph on a Texas road
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    Texas holds the excellent honor of playing host to the road with the highest speed limit in the US. It seems no coincidence, then, that the speed-hungry minds at Hennessey Performance call the Lone Star State home as well. Hennessey recently turned its attention to the freshly opened toll road ...

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    Exclusive: Hennessey Venom GT Spyder pops in at Cars & Coffee
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    Our own lensman Drew Phillips caught sight of this at Cars & Coffee in Irvine, California: the 2013 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder. This is the first time it's been seen on our shores. The targa version of the Venom GT packs the same 1,200 horsepower as the coupe – which also debuted at ...

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    Official: Hennessey announces 2013 Venom GT Spyder
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    There's gilding the lily, and then there is this: An open-air version of Hennessey's 1,200-horsepower Venom GT supercar. The Venom GT Spyder turns up the wick on its hardtop sibling to the tune of an additional $150,000, with a base price starting at $1.1 million. That's a pretty steep charge ...

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    Hennessey Venom GT making official U.S. debut at Monterey
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    Hennessey has announced that it will show off its Venom GT on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at the McCall's Motorworks Revival during the Pebble Beach weekend, which will take place at the Monterey Jet Center. Of course, we've seen various images of the car along with a few videos thrown in for good ...

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    Video: Hennessey pits Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon against last year's Nissan GT-R
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    Hennessey is once again bringing its super station wagon out to the drag strip. The Texas tuner has taken Cadillac's 556-horsepower fast family-hauler and tweaked it so that the 6.2-liter V8 now produces 650 hp. We previously showed you how it fared against an (outdated) Porsche 911 Turbo, and ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT clears its pipes ahead of SEMA debut
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    Hennessey Venom GT clears its throat – Click above to watch the video after the break
    It may look like a steroid-fueled Lotus Elise that's had a few too many trips to the gym – and we truly mean that in the very best way possible – but this latest video proves there's no ...

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    Hennessey building ZR1-powered HPE700 Chevy Camaro Convertible
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    2011 Hennessey HPE700 Camaro Convertible – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The 2011 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible is getting ready to take the stage at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show, but John Hennessey and his band of tuners can't wait that long. Hennessey Performance has announced ...

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    Video: Hennessey runs its "Coupe DeThrill" down the quarter-mile
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    2011 Hennessey V700 Coupe on the dragstrip – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We think the 304 horsepower Cadillac CTS Coupe is pretty cool and the 556 hp CTS-V Coupe is an outright badass. The power pundits at Hennessey think any car or truck could use a little more oomph than it ...

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    Video: Hennessey builds twin-turbo Camaro with 847 rwhp
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    2010 Hennessey HPE800 Twin-Turbo Camaro - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    How much horsepower is enough? Many would say that the 725 horsepower in the Hennessey HPE700 Camaro should have enough oomph to quell just about anyone's desires for straight line speed, especially for a ...

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    Video: Hennessey gets Ford's SVT Raptor 6.2-liter rippin' on a dyno
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    Ford F-150 SVT Raptor 6.2 gets dyno'd - Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The 6.2-liter V8-powered Ford F-150 SVT Raptor went on sale less than two weeks ago and Ford tells us that it already has 3,000 orders signed, sealed and awaiting delivery. While that would spell disaster for ...

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