Hennessey revealed today the first official renderings of the future Venom GT supercar. Based on a Lotus Elise sportscar, Venom Gt will make its official debut at the 2010 Geneva Motor Show.

Hennessey Venom GT - first images Exterior Computer Renderings and Photoshop
- image 339328

The Venom GT will be powered by a twin-turbo V8 engine borrowed from the Corvette ZR1 tuned to deliver a total of 1000 bhp @ 6600 rpm
and a peak torque of 950 lb-ft torque @ 4,800 rpm. The sprint from 0 to 60 mph will be made in 2,2 seconds and top speed will go up to 262 mph.

Specifications after the jump.

Venom GT Specifications:

Vehicle Type:
• Mid-engine, rear-drive; 2-door, 2-passenger

• Curb Weight: 2395 lbs

• Hennessey 1000 HP V8 Twin Turbo System
• Dry Sump Oil System

• 6-speed Manual

• Front - 15 inch carbon rotors with 6-piston calipers
• Rear - 14 inch carbon rotors with 4-piston calipers

• 1000 bhp @ 6600 rpm
• 950 lb-ft torque @ 4,800 rpm

Estimated Performance:
• 0-60 mph: 2.2 sec.
• 0-100 mph: 4.9 sec.
• 0-150 mph: 7.9 sec.
• 0-200 mph: 14.5 sec.
• Top Speed: 262 mph

Source: Hennessey

What do you think?
Show Comments


  (428) posted on 01.10.2010

A V8 engine of Chevy Corvette ZR1 on this Venom GT? What’s more interesting on this car is the sprint time of 2.2 seconds from 0 to 60 MPH, that Hennessey surely done a lot of research on what is the perfect ECU that’s compatible to the system of Lotus cars.

  (1023) posted on 12.17.2009

a whooping 1000hp dang.... this car is super fast. well lets just wait for it to come out and how it will perform on race track.

Car Finder: