32 Hennessey Venom F5 2020 revealed

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Hennessey Performance have unveiled production version of Venom F5 hypercar, just in time before scheduled customer deliveries in 2021.

Hennessey Venom F5 is brand new and fully bespoke from ground up - no awkward Lotus Elise heritage anywhere to be seen this time.

With $2.1 million dollar price tag and planned production of just 24 units, the Venom F5 will become instant collectible, just as well as ground-breaking (and shaking!) performance car.

F5 is powered by custom 6.6 liter twin-turbo V8 engine named "Fury" with claimed maximum power of 1817 horsepower at 8000 rpm and 1,617 Nm (1,193 lb-ft) peak torque.

Weight is advertised as 1360 kg (2998 lb), 0-100 kph (62 mph) time as 3.0 seconds and 0-200 kph (124 mph) time (much more relevant) as "under five seconds".

Hennessey are targeting a top speed in excess of 500 kph (311 mph) and are promising to prove this with a transparent and independently verified top speed run sometime next year.

 

7m ago by revolt7717
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ChironSS  3m ago

This cars engine weighs 280KG. The SSC Tuatara's is 194KG just 5KG more than the Koenigsegg Jesko engine at 189KG.

John's engine is FAT!


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lafars  5m ago

and now we await a response or an SSC re-do trying to top its own record


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Javeon Hills  5m ago

I calculated Hennessy Venom F5 gear ratios and I got the maximum 7th gear speed of 332 mph, but tires and aero also matter, I think it will do around 309-312 mph considering the aerodynamics and if there is a good tire that wont blow up lol.


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Corvolet3  7m ago

Yet another hypercar with ridiculous claims. Makes me wonder if they're all that hyper when so many manufacturers just appear out of the blue with their own made cars.


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Cauf40f50  7m ago

Dont care


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sans  7m ago

200kph 5s under?


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R3CRU1T  7m ago

I'm not trying to be a hater and I love almost everything about this car (except the idle noise). However, I'm interested to see how its gonna pull a 0 to 200km/h in 4.6 seconds on street tires on a non prepped track. I'll believe it when I see it.


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NIN  7m ago

It's like a C8 Corvette and a Aspark Owl had an ICE baby.


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SpeedKing  7m ago

There will be no cheating with the Venom F5 when they crack the 300mph barrier...