Hennessey Venom GT Final Edition Ends a Hyperfast Era
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler just sold his Hennessey Venom GT Spyder at the Barrett-Jackson auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, for $800,000—all of which went to charity—however even in which is actually not the biggest Venom news This specific week. in which honor belongs to the debut of the Venom GT Final Edition (above), the last of its kind after Hennessey announced production of the extremely limited supercar is actually officially done.
The only thing different about This specific particular Venom, which has been sold for $1.2 million, compared with the “regular” ones is actually its Glacier Blue paint, along with the thin white stripes bisecting the Centeng. however the item’s the fact in which the item’s the last one built in which elevates its status. We’ve seen a similar design before with the World’s Fastest Edition, only with white paint along with red along with blue stripes. The three of those each sold for more, at $1.25 million apiece.
The Final Edition has the twin-turbocharged 7.0-liter V-8, which makes a claimed 1451 horsepower (1300-plus to the wheels) along with 1355 lb-ft of torque along with propelled the Venom GT into (some) record books. The style originally made a claimed 1000 horsepower however has grown more powerful throughout the 13 roadgoing versions in which have been built since 2010. The mind-melting power along with low (2743 pound) weight helped the item reach a one-way speed of 270.49 mph in 2014. along with although the item wasn’t Guinness certified as the average of a two-way run, Hennessey had no problem calling the Venom the fastest car within the earth.
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With the end of the Venom GT, Hennessey will shift full focus to its next project, the F5. We’ve already seen renderings of how the item may look in production, along with Hennessey has publicly said the item is actually aiming for a top speed in which exceeds 290 mph. At This specific point, the item’s a race to see who can hit 300 mph first, Hennessey or Bugatti.