Powered by a twin-turbocharged 7.0L V-8 that produces a whopping 1,451-horsepower, mated to a 6-speed manual transmission driving the rear wheels, the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder is one roadster you don’t want to mess with. Sticky Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires help put the power to the ground and there’s also GPS-based traction control system with calibration settings for some of the world’s top race tracks. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
“With 1,200 horses onboard, the Venom GT could sprint to 60 mph in 2.7 seconds and hit a verified top speed of 270.49 mph. With an extra 251 hp onboard, the latest version should lift the performance bar even higher. Initial performance claims include a 0-60 mph time of just 2.4 seconds, a quarter mile time of 9.4 seconds, and a top speed in excess of 280 mph. The 2016 Hennessey Venom GT made its debut this week at the 2015 SEMA show in Las Vegas,” reports Car Scoops.