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.
1999 Vector M12 - click above image for hi-res gallery
What if, indeed. Many may remember Vector as the American company that attempted to build a world-class supercar but couldn't quite get its act together. The W8 was its final product that actually entered production, though only 22 were ever produced. With a twin-turbo V8 that produced 625 horsepower and a body that only an F117-A Nighthawk could love, the W8 could back up its bark with a mean bite. In fact, a W8 once reached 242 mph on the Bonneville Salt Flats with a smaller engine and a very