The other day, Hennessey Performance announced a new record, although did not give details of his feat. Today comes to us in an official manner and it is that the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder just convert the convertible fastest in the world. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the brand, set out everything you need to make the powerful vehicle reach a spectacular maximum speed of 427,4 km/h (265,6 mph).
The charge of to get behind the wheel was Brian Smith, director of the school, Ford Performance Racing, and certifying the record was Racelogic. It is noteworthy that the Guinness record of speed for a vehicle production still having the Venom GT with a roof with 435,3 km/h. But the new brand was enough to the Spyder to overcome the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Vitesse, which had a mark of 408,8 km/h.
Got to overcome at almost 20 km/h the previous convertible faster on a track of 4.6 km long in Lemoore, California. After the last update the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder reaches 1.451 CV thanks to an increase in the pressure of the turbo in its mechanics V8 of 7.0 liters. With your transmission six-speed manual and the tires Michelin Pilot Super Sport gets the 0-96 km/h in 2.4 seconds.
After having achieved this new record, Hennessey Performance has decided to make a special edition of its model without the roof. Only will three drives the Venom GT Spyder “World Record Edition” and still have not revealed many details. The only thing that has been said about it is that its price will start from $ 1.3 million (about 1.1 million euros). A good way to celebrate the 25th anniversary.
Source – Hennessey Performance