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 by Richard Owen
type Series Production Car
built at Sealey, Texas, USA
body stylist Steve Everitt
engineers John Heinracy
price $ $ 950,000
engine Chevrolet V8
position Mid, Longitudinal
aspiration Twin Garrett Ball Bearing Turbochargers
block material Cast Aluminum w/A356-T6 Heads
valvetrain Pushrod OHV, 2 Valves w/Cyl
fuel feed Electronic Fuel Injection
displacement 7000 cc / 427.17 in³
compression 8.8:1
power 1118.5 kw / 1500 bhp
specific output 214.29 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 1230.52 bhp per tonne
body / frame Carbon Fiber Body over Lotus Bonded Aluminum Tub Chassis w/Hennessey Rear Chrome-Moly Steel Subframe
driven wheels RWD
wheel type Forged Alloy
front tires 255/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
rear tires 345/30/20 Michelin Pilot Super Sport
front brakes Brembro Carbon-Ceramic Discs w/6-Piston Calipers
rear brakes Brembro Carbon-Ceramic Discs w/6-Piston Calipers
front wheels F 50.8 x 24.1 cm / 20 x 9.5 in
rear wheels R 50.8 x 31.8 cm / 20 x 12.5 in
steering Rack & Pinion
f suspension KW Variant 3 Adjustable Coilover
r suspension KW Variant 3 Adjustable Coilover
curb weight 1219 kg / 2685 lbs
weight distro 40 % / 60 %
wheelbase 2800 mm / 110.2 in
front track 1612 mm / 63.5 in
rear track 1604 mm / 63.1 in
length 4655 mm / 183.3 in
width 1960 mm / 77.2 in
height 1079 mm / 42.5 in
transmission Ricardo 6-Speed
gear ratios 2.61:1, 1.71:1, 1.23:1, 0.94:1, 0.77:1, 0.63:1
final drive 3.36:1
fuel capacity 70 litres or 18.48 gal.