Hennessey Venom GT in Red

Posted on 05 April 2011 by Tony Santos

Hennessey Venom GT

Red is the color chosen by Hennessey Performance Engineering for its Venom GT chassis No. 3. Hennessey Performance has released new pictures of Venom GT which we usually see in silver color.

The Venom GT is based on a Lotus Exige chassis. It is powered by a modified GM”s supercharged 6.2L LS9 V8 making 725-hp. Mated to a Ricardo 6-speed gearbox, the Venom GT can sprints from 0-60 mph in 2.2 seconds with a top speed of 262 mph. Hennessey Performance will also offer 1,000-hp and 1,200-hp twin-turbo V8 engine variants.

The extensive carbon fiber bodywork and carbon fiber wheels help the Venom GT to achieved a curb weight of less than 2,400 lbs. Providing it with stopping power are Brembo brakes with 6-piston calipers in the front and 4-piston calipers in the rear clamping down on 15 in carbon ceramic rotors.

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