The Hennessey Venom F5 Will Even Have a Touchscreen
The Hennessey Venom F5 will debut at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas on November 1st and Hennessey is teasing its arrival with some new images of the hypercar.
These new photos give us a partial look at the cabin of the Venom F5, along with the front and rear ends. The interior shot reveals the Venom F5 will be much better equipped than the Venom GT that preceded it, featuring a carbon-fiber dash, a trio of circular aluminum-trimmed air vents and even a widescreen touch display. It also shows aluminum shift paddles, white dash stitching, and an aluminum dead pedal. The new exterior photos don’t reveal much we haven’t already seen, but they do give us a good look at the headlight signatures.
The Texan tuning company hasn’t released much technical info on the Venom F5, but a previous teaser for the hypercar may have hinted toward a 300 mph top speed. The Venom GT, which was based on the Lotus Exige, featured a twin-turbocharged 7.0-liter LS V8 making 1,451 horsepower in its most powerful form. The Venom F5 is rumored to have the same engine, but with output boosted to 1,500 hp or more, along with an available paddle shift transmission. It will also feature its own carbon fiber monocoque chassis – no Lotus Exige donor car here.
The Hennessey Venom F5 will make its debut early next month in Las Vegas. Think it can dethrone Bugatti as the kings top speed?
Sam McEachern holds a diploma in journalism from St. Clair College in Windsor, Ontario, and has been covering the automotive industry for over 5 years. He conducts reviews and writes AutoGuide's news content. He's a die-hard motorsports fan with a passion for performance cars of all sorts.
More by Sam McEachern