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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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    First Drive: 2013 Hennessey VelociRaptor 600 SUV
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    Raptor, Excursion, Texas And Hennessey Each of those words are synonyms for big and bold – combine all four and you've got one of the largest, most powerful and robust street-going sport utility vehicles in the world. John Hennessey is a Texas-based tuner known for creating some of the ...

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    Video: Watch this 650-hp Hennessey Jeep Grand Cherokee go from 0-60 in 3.9 seconds
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    Hennessey Performance Engineering has created an HPE650 package for the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT fitted with the 6.4-liter Hemi engine. When it leaves the showroom floor it has 470 horsepower and gets from 0-60 miles per hour in 4.8 seconds. When it leaves Hennessey's garage floor after the ...

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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: 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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    Video: Watch Hennessey's own CTS-V Sport Wagon pull a sub-11-second quarter mile [UPDATE]
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    The image above is a perfect example of potential energy. What we have is famed tuner John Hennessey's own personal daily driver, a modified Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon called "Hammer Wagon," about to run down the quarter mile. Its twin-turbo V8 is producing upwards of 1,000 horsepower, but with ...

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    Video: Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Wagon breaks own Texas mile speed
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    John Hennessey recently returned to the Texas Mile with his 700-horsepower Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon for another shot at high-speed glory. The long-roof rocket managed to clip off a top speed of 189.7 miles per hour in the standing mile, which beat out last year's figure by a safe margin. That ...

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    Video: Hennessey's 650-hp Cadillac CTS-V Wagon does what it does best
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    And now for something completely awesome: the 2010 Hennessey V650 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon doing terrible things to expensive tires. John Hennessey's love affair with all things Cadillac is no secret; his wife's daily driver is an HPE700-equipped CTS-V sedan. We've also seen Mr. Hennessey's ...

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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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    Quick Spin: Hennessey V700 is crazy, fast [w/video]
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    2010 Hennessey V700 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    There are two kinds of people in the world. The first kind drives Cadillac's supercharged CTS-V, experiences the thrill of 556 horsepower paired with 551 pound-feet of torque and declares, "This thing is a monster. This is the fastest, ...

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    Hennessey Venom GT to debut at 2010 Geneva Motor Show
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    Hennessey Venom GT - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been two long years since John Hennessey announced plans to build his very own supercar, and we were beginning to wonder if it was ever going to happen. Apparently, Hennessey's plans are still a go as the Texas tuner just announced ...

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    VIDEO: Commencing countdown, engine on for LS9-powered Hennessey HPE700
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    Normally the twisting of an ignition key doesn't constitute news here at Autoblog, but this is one of the few exceptions. Back in January, Hennessey Performance announced the HPE700, a concoction born from the combination of an LS9 supercharged V8 from a ...

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    VIDEO: Want to hear what Hennessey's ZR1-powered Camaro will sound like?
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    Back in January, we showed you an early rendering of the Hennessey HPE700, a car we called the bastard love child of a Camaro SS and Corvette ZR1. Development of the "ZR1 and then some"-powered Camaro is well underway, and John Hennessey of Hennessey ...

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    Hennessey Performance ready to tap 2010 Ford Taurus SHO's potential
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    Click above for a high-res gallery of the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO
    Charles, one of our eagle-eyed readers, came across this page on the Hennessey website announcing plans to offer upgrades for the 2010 Ford Taurus SHO. A quick email and a subsequent phone call from Mr. Hennessey himself confirmed that ...

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    Snake Skin Green Hennessey Venom 1000TT up for sale
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    Click above for a high resolution image As if 1000 horsepower, 0-60 mph in 2.25 seconds and the huge rear wing didn't attract enough attention. It just had to be in Snake Skin Green. According to Hennessey, this is the first and only Venom Twin-Turbo in this color, and it's listed for sale on ...

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    More views of the Hennessey Venom GT
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    click above for more images of the Hennessey Venom GTWe showed you an initial concept sketch of the Hennessey Venom GT last month, and the tuner best known for building ridiculously powerful Dodge Vipers has released another pair of pics, this time showing the mid-engine concept's rear with its ...

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