32 Articles
Report
Hennessey planning Venom F5 speed record assault

Tweaks to the 8.0-liter twin-turbo V8 coming, with 301 mph as the goal

Tweaks to the 8.0-liter twin-turbo V8 are still being contemplated

SEMA
301 mph, 1,600 hp: Hennessey Venom F5 details emerge

For $1.6 million, a chance to be fastest.

For $1.6 million, a chance to be fastest.

Official
Official
Kiss the Hennessey Venom GT goodbye, if you can catch it

The Venom GT 'Final Edition' has already sold for $1.2 million.

There's still time to buy Steven Tyler's Venom GT, though.

Featured
The Story of the American Supercar

The Europeans aren't the only ones capable of producing exotic supercars.

The Chevy Corvette, Dodge Viper, and Ford GT aren't the only supercars to emerge from American automakers. Follow the story from Vector to Hennessey.

Video
Hennessey Venom GT Spyder sets speed record at 265.6 mph

Behold, the world's fastest convertible.

The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder hit 265.6 miles per hour down a runway to become the world's fastest convertible.

Video
Hennessey claims the Venom GT just beat its own speed record

Details of the latest run will be announced on April 11.

Hennessey Performance Engineering is going to smash its own world record on Monday, teasing a run that goes past 270.49 miles per hour.

Official
Hennessey bringing 1,451-hp Venom GT Spyder to SEMA

Hennessey Performance Engineering is bringing 2,875 horsepower's worth of machinery to SEMA this year, including upgraded versions of the Venom GT, Ford Mustang convertible, and Ford F-150 VelociRaptor.

Video
Xcar gets an intoxicating dose of Hennessey Venom GT

Xcar tells the story of the Hennessey Venom GT, the world-beating American supercar that's been clocked at over 270 miles per hour.

Official
Hennessey Venom F5 to gun for 290 mph with 1,400 horsepower [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Hennessey has released official renderings and verbiage on its forthcoming Venom F5, which we've incorporated into this story.

Official
$1.25M Venom GT 'World's Fastest Edition' is so quick you've missed your chance [w/video]

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 Chris Bruce

Report
Followup
Guinness reconfirms Bugatti Veyron's world record top speed

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.

Report
Bugatti Veyron Super Sport stripped of World's Fastest Car title by Guinness

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

Video
Hennessey Venom GT goes 265.7 mph, claims top-speed crown from Veyron

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. As you may recall, the Venom GT gets its thrust from a twin-turbo 7.0-liter V8 engine

Official
Hennessey Venom GT officially sets 0-300 km/h world record [w/video]

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

Video
Watch the Venom GT go from 0 to 230 MPH in under 20 sec.

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.

Video
Jay Leno's Garage welcomes the Hennessey Venom GT

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. That was then. Now, th

Hennessey Venom GT making official U.S. debut at Monterey

Hennessey has announced that it will show off its Venom GT on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at

/ 2