2013 Hennessey Venom GT2


2013 Hennessey Venom GT2

2013 Hennessey Venom GT2

For 2013 Hennessey will be offering an updated version of the Venom GT with 1500 bhp from a 7.0 liter (427) V8.

Updates to the body include increased headroom with a double bubble roof, new front headlights and a slightly revised front fascia.

The new car will have an optional 7-speed paddle-shift transmission.

More information will be available next year regarding price, name and specific power numbers.

In Detail

submitted byRichard Owen
typeSeries Production Car
built atSealey, Texas, USA
body stylistSteve Everitt
engineersJohn Heinracy
price $$ 950,000
engineChevrolet V8
positionMid, Longitudinal
aspirationTwin Garrett Ball Bearing Turbochargers
block materialCast Aluminum w/A356-T6 Heads
valvetrainPushrod OHV, 2 Valves w/Cyl
fuel feedElectronic Fuel Injection
displacement7000 cc / 427.17 in³
compression8.8:1
power1118.5 kw / 1500 bhp
specific output214.29 bhp per litre
bhp/weight1230.52 bhp per tonne
body / frameCarbon Fiber Body over Lotus Bonded Aluminum Tub Chassis w/Hennessey Rear Chrome-Moly Steel Subframe
driven wheelsRWD
wheel typeForged Alloy
front tires255/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
rear tires345/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
front brakesBrembro Carbon-Ceramic Discs w/6-Piston Calipers
rear brakesBrembro Carbon-Ceramic Discs w/6-Piston Calipers
front wheelsF 50.8 x 24.1 cm / 20 x 9.5 in
rear wheelsR 50.8 x 31.8 cm / 20 x 12.5 in
steeringRack & Pinion
f suspensionKW Variant 3 Adjustable Coilover
r suspensionKW Variant 3 Adjustable Coilover
curb weight1219 kg / 2685 lbs
weight distro40 % / 60 %
wheelbase2800 mm / 110.2 in
front track1612 mm / 63.5 in
rear track1604 mm / 63.1 in
length4655 mm / 183.3 in
width1960 mm / 77.2 in
height1079 mm / 42.5 in
transmissionRicardo 6-Speed
gear ratios2.61:1, 1.71:1, 1.23:1, 0.94:1, 0.77:1, 0.63:1
final drive3.36:1
fuel capacity70 litres or 18.48 gal.