Video: The Hennessey Venom GT stops by Jay Leno’s Garage

New year, new cool cars in Jay Leno’s Garage. The very impressive Hennessey Venom GT has already stopped by the garage once in concept form, but now the Hennessey tuned Lotus Elise - as well as its creator, John Hennessey - is back in production form to wow the late night talk show host.

The Hennessey Venom GT was limited to only 10 units, each priced at a whopping $950,000. The Venom GT is powered by a supercharged 6.2 liter LS9 V8 engine, same used in the Corvette ZR1, that delivers a total of 725 bhp. And if this is not enough, the tuner will also be offering 1000 bhp and 1200 bhp twin turbo V8 engine variants. With a curb weight of 2,685 lbs, the 1200 HP Venom GT will hit a top speed of 275 mph. The latter, speedier version is the one Leno had the chance to test, of course.

We can think of many reasons why Jay Leno would go nuts over the Venom GT, but let us know what you think in the comments section below!


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  (368) posted on 01.12.2012

Wooh! Just like a car toy in the video but I find it more interesting because the concept is really great. They give best ideas to this model.I’m sure every car lovers will grab this one.

  (459) posted on 01.9.2012

Only 10 units? Wow. I am sure that every car lovers will love to have this car! The Henessey Venom GT is so beautiful with its yellow painted body. And its 1200 HP really suits for it.

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