Powered by a 7L V8 engine that produces 1244bhp, the Hennessey Venom GT is now the world’s fastest production car, smashing the record for the world’s fastest accelerating motor after hitting 186mph in just 13.63 seconds. Continue reading for a video and more information.

Guinness World Records was at a runway in Houston, USA to verify the time. The $1.43-million supercar also managed to achieve 0-200mph in 14.51 seconds – 7.7 seconds quicker than the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. Test driver John Kiewicz also did 0-100mph in 5.88 seconds and after one-mile had reached 205mph.