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
It is classified as a tier 6 car with a "challenging" handling rating, it is capable of reaching 0-60 mph in 2.9 seconds, and has a top speed of 255 mph (410 km/h).
Like other tier 6 cars, there are no special edition models of the Venom GT, but it can be modified with a body kit.
Need for Speed: Edge
The Venom GT 2011 appears in Need for Speed: Edge.