The Hennessey Venom GT is a supercar from Hennessey based on a heavily modified Lotus Exige chassis. It was the first Venom GT model and production was limited to 5 units.
The twin-turbocharged 6.2L LS9 V8 engine of the Venom GT, taken from the Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1, delivers 1,200 bhp and 1,150 lb-ft of torque. The engine is coupled with a six-speed manual transmission from the Ford GT.
Hennessey reported the top speed to be 275 mph (443 km/h), which was never tested. The car has three horsepower settings: Near Death at 800 bhp, Death at 1,000 bhp, and Certain Death at 1,244 bhp.
Need for Speed: The Run
Its inclusion was revealed by PlayStation.Blog on November 11, 2011 as one of seven PlayStation exclusive supercars.
Need for Speed: Edge
The Venom GT 2011 appears in Need for Speed: Edge.
- Article: blog.playstation.com (2011) Need for Speed The Run: PS3-Only Supercars Revealed, Michael Bay Trailer Available at: https://blog.playstation.com/2011/11/11/need-for-speed-the-run-ps3-only-supercars-revealed-michael-bay-trailer/