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Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Venom GT hits 270 mph

February 24, 2014

Hennessey has long claimed its 1,244 hp Venom GT as the rightful king of the speed among production cars, despite failing to match the mark set by the Bugatti Veyron. As part of that contention, John Hennessey has said the Venom GT would hit its mark if it only had enough tarmac — which explains why he approached NASA and asked if it could borrow the Kennedy Space Center's landing strip.

After two years of organization and talks, Hennessey finally got on the strip and proved its claims, winding the Venom GT up to 270.49 mph in just 3.22 miles, besting Bugatti by 0.63 mph. READ OUR FULL ARTICLE AND SEE THE VIDEO HERE