VIDEOS: Venom GT Sets Speed Record At KSC

By  //  March 2, 2014

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ABOVE & BELOW VIDEOS: The Hennessey Venom GT set a new world speed record for 2-seat sports cars by reaching a top speed of 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h). The test was performed at the Kennedy Space Center on the 3.2-mile Space Shuttle landing runway. Brian Smith, Director of Miller Motorsports Park, drove the Venom GT to its record speed. A representative from Racelogic, world-renowned maker of VBox GPS data-acquisition systems, was on hand to independently verify and document the Venom GT’s highest recorded speed. The Venom GT was powered with Pennzoil Platinum® with PurePlus™ Technology, a first of its kind synthetic motor oil made from natural gas. The 750 hp Hennessey Venom GT price starts at $600,000,  while the 1,200 hp version starts at a cool $1 million.


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