Hennessey Venom GT For Sale; Asking Price $1.3-Million

Hennessey Venom GT For Sale; Asking Price $1.3-Million
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The Hennessey Venom GT is easily one of the craziest street-legal cars ever produced. It is based on the underpinnings of the lightweight Lotus Exige, but then beefed up in every conceivable way. Instead of the Exige’s supercharged four-cylinder motor, the Venom GT has a twin-turbo charged LS9, displacing 6.2-liters and producing a barely believable… Continue Reading...

Wretched Excess: Hennessey HPE1000 Combines Camaro Styling, 1,000 Horsepower

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Wretched Excess: Hennessey HPE1000 Combines Camaro Styling, 1,000 Horsepower
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If you want the performance of a Bugatti Veyron in an all-American package (that’s one tenth the price), look no further than Hennessey Performance Engineering’s HPE1000, a $65,000 upgrade for the Chevrolet Camaro SS. The stock 6.2L LS3 engine is discarded in favor of a 7.0L LSX variant, and a complete twin-turbocharger system is installed…. Continue Reading...

Exclusive: John Hennessey Reveals Venom TT Chassis, Powertrain Details

Exclusive: John Hennessey Reveals Venom TT Chassis, Powertrain Details
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Initially thought to be a far-fetched fantasy, Hennessey Performance Engineering has announced that it will debut its Venom GT supercar at the Geneva Auto Show next year and AutoGuide has learned some important chassis and powertrain info about the vehicle. In a chat with company founder and CEO John Hennessy at the SEMA Show last… Continue Reading...

SEMA 2009: Hennessey HPE700 is a Camaro, ZR1 Love Child

SEMA 2009: Hennessey HPE700 is a Camaro, ZR1 Love Child
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One of just two vehicles worthy to flank the Mobil 1 booth at the 2009 SEMA Show is the Hennessey HPE700 LS9 Camaro. As the name suggests, under the hood there’s a supercharged LS9 motor lifted from a Corvete ZR1. The easy-to-remember HPE700 name isn’t entirely accurate, however, as the engine has been tuned somewhat… Continue Reading...

Report: Viper Tuner Hennessey Planning 500hp Genesis Coupe for SEMA

Report: Viper Tuner Hennessey Planning 500hp Genesis Coupe for SEMA
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How’s this for a school assignment: take a 2010 Hyundai Genesis Coupe, construct a twin-turbocharger system to make it pump out 500hp and present your work at SEMA. That’s the task facing students at John Hennessey’s Tuner School. Best known for his work with Dodge Vipers, Hennessey has assigned students at the State of Texas-accredited… Continue Reading...

Report: Hennessey to Debut Venom GT Supercar at Geneva Auto Show

Report: Hennessey to Debut Venom GT Supercar at Geneva Auto Show
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We had all but relegated Hennessey’s Venom GT supercar to the concept car history books but it appears as though the 1,200hp monster is anything but a piece of fiction. Hennessey Performance Engineering, known best for tuning Dodge Vipers, has announced that it will build the car and unveil it at the Geneva Auto Show… Continue Reading...