Hennessy has it right, if you want to be called the fastest production car on the planet, take it to the track and prove it. Hennesy took their version of the Venom GT ($1.1 million) to the United States Naval Air Station in California and in two miles hit a top speed of 265.7 mph. Now the Veyron Super Sport ran 267.8, but they limit their production cars to 258 mph. The Hennessy Venom GT has a twin-turbo 7-liter V8 that puts out 1,244 horses. Only 29 of these cars will be built so if you have a million bucks laying around you might want to put your order in. Check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id= 1d9y2SFLl44 width=640 height=480 anchor=video] of the record breaking run.
The Audi R8 all by itself is a fast machine, but with a little help from ABT, it’s now a screamer. The resulting ABT Audi R8 V10 ($TBA) has now gone from 525 HP to 600 hp and 550foot-pounds of torque. By tuning the 5.2 FSI engine the R8 can now go from 0-62 mph […]