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2012 Hennessey Venom GT

2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Performance (HPE) will unveil the company’s 1,200 HP, ultra-lightweight Venom GT supercar on Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at the McCall’s Motorworks Revival. Held each year at the Monterey Jet Center, Gordon McCall’s party kicks-off the Monterey / Pebble Beach weekend.

2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey builds just five Venom GTs per year, making it one of the most exclusive supercars currently built. Available in both left-hand and right-hand drive configurations, the Venom GT costs $950,000 US Dollars, plus optional upgrades and shipping. Each vehicle is hand-built over a period of six months by a small team of craftsmen at the company’s facilities in Sealy, Texas, Lake Forest, California and Silverstone, England.

2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT
2012 Hennessey Venom GT

2012 Hennessey Venom GT Specifications

Performance

0 – 60 mph: 2.5 sec.
1/4 Mile: 9.9 sec. @ 162 mph
0 – 200 mph: 15.9 sec. (Bugatti Veyron = 24.2 sec.)
Top Speed: 275 mph

Power

Horsepower: 1,200 bhp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque: 1,155 lb-ft @ 4,200 rpm
Specific Output: 166 bhp / Liter
Bhp / Weight: 767.23 hp per ton or 2.61 lbs / hp
Boost: 16 psi (1.1 bar)
Fuel: 93 octane

Engine

Type: V8
Block: Aluminum
Size: 376 CID (6.2 Liter)
Position: Mid Longitudinal
Compression: 8.8:1Redline: 7,200 rpm
Forced Induction: Twin Garrett Ball Bearing Turbochargers
Oiling System: Dry Sump Lubrication
Fuel System: Sequential Multi-Port Electronic Fuel Injection

Transmission

Type: Ricardo 6-Speed Manual
Gear Ratios: 2.61:1, 1.71:1, 1.23:1, 0.94:1, 0.77:1, 0.63:1
Final Drive: 3.36:1

Brakes

Calipers: Brembo 6-Piston (all four corners)
Rotors: 15.0 x 1.34 in. Carbon Ceramic (all four corners)

Suspension

Type: KW Variant 3 Adjustable Coilover (all four corners)
Ride Height: Adjustable by 2.4 inches (60 mm)

Dimensions

Length: 15.27 ft. (4,655 mm)
Width: 6.43 ft. (1,960 mm)
Wheelbase: 110.24 in. (2,800 mm)
Track – Front: 63.46 in. (1,612 mm)
Track – Rear: 63.15 in. (1,604 mm)

Body

Material: Carbon fiber composite except doors & roof
Type: 2-door

Weights & Measures

Curb Weight: 2,685 lbs (1,220 kilo)
Dry Weight: 2,524 lbs (1,147 kilo)
F / R Balance: 37 / 63 (empty); 44 / 56 (with driver & passenger)
Fuel Capacity: 18.5 gal. (70 Liter)

Wheels & Tires

Tire – Front: 255/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Tire – Rear: 345/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
Wheel – Front: 9.5 x 20 in.
Wheel – Rear: 12.5 x 20 in.

For more information please visit www.VenomGT.com

Photo Credit: © Hennessey Performance
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2 Responses to “ 2012 Hennessey Venom GT ”
  1. Yosi says:

    God awful interior. But wow! Look at those numbers!

  2. mathew barelw says:

    This car is really awesome i would like to buy this on friday the 26th for my brothers bithday i have lokked for a car like this and wasnt able to find now here it is and im gunna buy it…!!!!


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