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Old 06-03-10, 02:15 PM   #1
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Default Hennessey Venom GT dyno'd at 933 RWHP.

By now we should all know that Hennessey isn't the kind of vaporware tuner that throws out a rendering, some wild projected power numbers and then drops off the face of the planet, but that didn't stop us from being skeptical when the Texas-based tuner/builder rolled out plans for its Venom GT. Originally, the car was supposed to get its power from a beefy V10 borrowed from the nose of a Dodge Viper, complete with a 1,000-horsepower tune in a 2,700-lb chassis. The final product, however, swapped the 10-pot for the supercharged V8 found in the mighty Chevrolet Corvette ZR1. Despite dropping two cylinders, horsepower estimates stayed the same.

Now Hennessey has rolled out a video of its creation on the dyno. How does a streetable 933 horsepower at the rear wheels sound? How about 874 lb-ft of torque at the tires? It sounds mighty tasty to us, especially considering that those numbers come courtesy of regular 93 octane pump gas (no race fuel here, kiddies) and, again, are at the wheel. Ditch the drivetrain loss and power at the crank will easily crest 1,000 ponies. Go ahead and hit the jump to see the monster pull for yourself.



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Oh my goodness that car is insane.
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By now we should all know that Hennessey isn't the kind of vaporware tuner that throws out a rendering, some wild projected power numbers and then drops off the face of the planet, but that didn't stop us from being skeptical when the Texas-based tuner/builder rolled out plans for its Venom GT.
No, he's a lying, cheating, swindling, scumbag of a tuner who has screwed over many of his customers.

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No, he's a lying, cheating, swindling, scumbag of a tuner who has screwed over many of his customers.

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x2....horrible businessman.
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x2....horrible businessman.
I agree. I have heard so many horror stories about Hennessey.
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No doubt it's fast, IMO looks overdone.
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No, he's a lying, cheating, swindling, scumbag of a tuner who has screwed over many of his customers.

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Thanks, I was going to make the same point but you saved me the trouble.
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who cares about his practices, the car is the topic and it's crazy. I think it looks better in matte black though.
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Such a great looking car..
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