Sunday, April 4, 2010

Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Performance which is based in Sealy, Texas has unveiled its first details and images of the Hennessey Venom GT supercar which is based on the Lotus Elise.

The Venom GT is powered by a supercharged 6.2-liter LS9 V8 engine, the same engine as in the Corvette GT. Hennessey tweaked the engine to produce 725 bhp and according to Hennessey, 1,000 bhp twin turbo V8 engine will also be available. The mid-engine V8 is mated to a Ricardo 6-speed gearbox.