Top Shelf: Hennessey - Venom GT


What happens when an auto maker combines British chasis with American power plant? The answer is a super car from Hennessey by the name of Venom GT. Fully modified Lotus Elise chasis houses the Corvette ZR1 supercharged V8 engine as John Hennessey realizes his dreams of combining the best engineering, best technologies and best materials to make this super car.
As for the stats, base model pumps out 725 horsepower at 741 pound feet of torque with 91 octane fuel. If that wasn’t enough there is a more powerful version in the works which plan to push 1,000 horsepower using 93 octane fuel and an 1,200 horsepower version using 109 octane fuel. One important note is that this car was made as road legal car that includes air conditioning and satellite radio and have a superior power to weight ratio that is greater than most race cars apart from F1 machines.
Pretty crazy..

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