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Time Machine Tuesday: April 10, 2018

People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews...

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Hennessey Venom GT Spyder claims world record for fastest convertible
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Hennessey Venom GT with 1082kW engine to debut at SEMA 2015
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Hennessey Venom GT with 1082kW engine to debut at SEMA 2015

An updated Hennessey Venom GT with even more power will be unveiled at the 2015 SEMA show, which kicks off tomorrow in Las Vegas. Hennessey has upgraded the Venom GT's 7.0-litre twin-turbo V8 to accept E85 Flexfuel and in the process increased boost pressure from 19psi to 26psi. These improvements have increased the car's already impressive output from 928kW to 1082kW, a jump of 154kW...


Hennessey Venom GT claims world's fastest car record with 435km/h run
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Hennessey Venom GT claims world's fastest car record with 435km/h run

The Hennessey Venom GT is the world's fastest car after posting a top speed of 270.49 miles per hour - or 435.31km/h. The US-built, 928kW supercar - which is based on a Lotus Exige but is powered by a 7.0-litre twin-turbocharged V8 - managed the feat on the 5.18km runway the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, and the results were reportedly confirmed using a Racelogic Vbox satellite-based telemetry system...


Hennessey Venom GT: world’s fastest production car clocks over 427km/h
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Hennessey Venom GT: world’s fastest production car clocks over 427km/h

The Hennessey Venom GT is the world's fastest production car available for public purchase, after registering a top speed over 427km/h. The US-built Lotus Elise/Exige-based Hennessey Venom GT, powered by a twin-turbocharged General Motors-sourced 7.0-litre V8, ticked over 427.6km/h (265.7mph) down a two-mile (3...


Hennessey Venom GT sets 0-300km/h acceleration world record
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Hennessey Venom GT sets 0-300km/h acceleration world record

The Hennessey Venom GT has set a new world record to become the quickest street-legal production car ever to make the dash from 0-300km/h. With Guinness World Records officials and VBox timing specialists on hand, the Venom GT set an official time of 13.63 seconds for the stratospheric sprint – the average of two runs completed in opposite directions along the runway at Ellington Airport in Texas (the first 13...


Hennessey Venom GT Specifications and more Images
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Hennessey Venom GT Specifications and more Images

Exclusive US and Middle East Hennessey dealer DiMora Motorcar has kindly sent us some more images of the Hennessey Venom GT Prototype in matt black. We’ve also included the specifications for the 2011 Hennessey Venom GT, as the performance figures and power outputs for this car are off the charts...


1200 HP Hennessey Venom GT sold to Dubai resident
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1200 HP Hennessey Venom GT sold to Dubai resident

Exclusive US based distributor DiMora has delivered the first LS3 Twin Turbo 1200 HP (894 kW) Hennessey Performance Venom GT supercar to its new owner in Dubai. The Venom GT is like no other supercar in the world, and that includes the Veyron. This thing is nothing less than a road hugging ballistic missile with its off the scale 894 kW and wait for it – 1537 Nm of torque...


2011 Hennessey Venom GT production car
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2011 Hennessey Venom GT production car

This, folks, is automotive insanity - the 2011 Hennessey Venom GT. A car which weighs just 1220kg and produces around 1030bhp. The result is a blistering 0-100km/h run of just 2.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 418km/h. Those figures are a little down on Hennessey's previous estimates for the 1200bhp version, as this seems to be the middle specced option, but they're still eye-wateringly quick...


Video: Hennessey Venom GT on the streets of England
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Video: Hennessey Venom GT on the streets of England

US-based tuner Hennessey Performance has released the first teaser clip of its Hennessey Venom GT supercar on the streets of England just outside the Silverstone race circuit in the lead-up to its appearance at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Hennessey Venom GT is poised to become one of the most insane cars on the planet, shoehorning a 6...


2011 Hennessey Venom GT official specifications
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2011 Hennessey Venom GT official specifications

As we promised a few days ago, we now have official information and pictures of what is sure to be the world's maddest supercar. Or really, we should say "hypercar" because this ballistic missile for the road will storm from 0-100km/h in a mind boggling 2.4-seconds. Yes, that's quicker than the ridiculously quick Bugatti Veyron we drove two years ago...


Hennessey Venom GT supercar - video
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Hennessey Venom GT supercar - video

The upcoming Hennessey Venom GT supercar has been the subject of much speculation over the past 12 months, but finally we have a video that provides the best look yet at what the Lotus Elise-based coupe will offer. Hennessey has confirmed the Venom GT will be offered with no fewer than three engine outputs with a 559kW entry-level, 745kW mid-spec and mind-boggling 894kW top-shelf offering available...