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    Official: Hennessey Venom F5 to gun for 290 mph with 1,400 horsepower [UPDATE]
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    UPDATE: Hennessey has released official renderings and verbiage on its forthcoming Venom F5, which we've incorporated into this story. Hennessey Performance had good reason to fly the star-spangled banner with pride when it recorded a top speed of over 270 miles per hour at the Kennedy Space ...

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    Official: $1.25M Venom GT 'World's Fastest Edition' is so quick you've missed your chance [w/video]
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    Now that the Venom GT has earned a Guinness World Record as the quickest car to reach 300 kilometers per hour (186 miles per hour) to go along with its recorded top speed of 270.49 miles per hour (recorded last month at Florida's Kennedy Space Center), Hennessey thinks its time for a celebration. ...

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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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    Followup: Guinness reconfirms Bugatti Veyron's world record top speed
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    After taking last week to review the record category for World's Fastest Production Car, Guinness World Records has reconfirmed that the holder of this hotly contested superlative remains the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. The Veyron Super Sport set the official record back in 2010 with a ...

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    Report: Bugatti Veyron Super Sport stripped of World's Fastest Car title by Guinness
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    Last week, the Hennessey Venom GT laid claim (unofficially) to the world's fastest production car with a top speed of 265.7 miles per hour, but more importantly, it brought to light that the previous record holder, the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, may have had an unfair advantage. According to ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT goes 265.7 mph, claims top-speed crown from Veyron
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    It's official: The Hennessy Venom GT has crested 265.7 miles per hour over the course of two miles during testing at the United States Naval Air Station in Lemoore, CA. Hennessey used two VBOX 3i data logging systems to document the run and even had VBOX officials on hand to certify the numbers. ...

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    Official: Hennessey Venom GT officially sets 0-300 km/h world record [w/video]
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    We're happy there's a John Hennessey who walks the Earth. While any number of humans may have had the idea of marrying a stretched Lotus with a twin-turbocharged ZR1 engine, only Hennessey had the wherewithal to make the Venom GT. And because he has, we bring you the news that the Venom GT has ...

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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: Jay Leno's Garage welcomes the Hennessey Venom GT
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    John Hennessey has stopped by Jay Leno's Garage for a second time to show off the 2012 Hennessey Venom GT. Last time the tuner-turned-supercar-maker visited the comedian's garage, Leno didn't get a shot behind the wheel of the Venom GT because the vehicle had yet to be legalized in the States. ...

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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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    Pics Aplenty: Hennessey Venom GT Chassis #03 dressed up in red
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    We've seen the silver-colored Hennessey Venom GT chassis number 01 out running about, and now, the tuning company has decided to show off its bright red chassis number 03. The 1,200-horsepower supercar can ran from 0-60 miles per hour in 2.5 seconds and has an estimated top speed of 267 ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT rocks the dyno, spits fire
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    Hennessey channels Top Gun with its Venom GT – Click above to watch video after the jump
    The Hennessey Venom GT is a beastly two-seater that produces as much power as a small sun. An LS9, taken from the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1, is massaged to produce an astonishing 933 horsepower and 874 ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT visits Jay Leno's Garage
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    Jay Leno drives the Hennessey Venom GT – Click above to watch video after the jump
    In his quest to get his mitts on every piece of covetable sheetmetal on the planet, Jay Leno has just had a Hennessey Venom GT in his modest little garage. With 1,200 horsepower packed into a lightweight ...

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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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    2011 Hennessey Venom GT glamor shots prove poison can be very pretty
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    2011 Hennessey Venom GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Hennessey has already divulged practically every piece of information we want to know about its 2011 Venom GT supercar. It's built on a heavily molested Lotus Elise chassis and driven by one of three versions of the 6.2-liter ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT dyno'd at 933 RWHP
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    Hennessey Venom GT – Click above to watch video after the jump
    By now we should all know that Hennessey isn't the kind of vaporware tuner that throws out a rendering, some wild projected power numbers and then drops off the face of the planet, but that didn't stop us from being skeptical ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT blasts through Merry Ol' England
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    Hennessey Venom GT – Click above to watch video after the jump
    By all accounts, the Hennessey Venom GT is an all-new level of bat-guano crazy. When everyone's favorite Texas tuner announced that it would be creating a hand-crafted, mid-engine terror, we all knew it was going to be special, ...

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    Hennessey signs DiMora to sell Venom GT overseas
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    Hennessey Venom GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    You might say the American automotive industry is divided into two groups: The Big Three, and the rest. That latter category might include up-and-comers like Tesla, niche manufacturers like SSC, as well as super-modifiers like ...

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    Video: Hennessey Venom GT hits the track
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    Hennessey Venom GT on track – Click above to watch video
    The Hennessey Venom GT was out testing on track, and while the minute of footage tends toward the Zapruder end of 'gotcha' videos, there are still some pretty clear sights and sounds of the stretched and steroided Elise with the giant ...

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    Hennessey Venom GT: A $600k mid-engine Cobra for the 21st Century
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    Hennessey Venom GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's Embargopalooza tonight at Autoblog, and if there wasn't already enough high-powered hotness to be had, we're throwing one more V8-powered sled into the mix. We've traveled a long road to get here, but the Hennessey Venom GT ...

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