Pebble Beach 2011: beginning of the Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Venom GTAlready seen at Goodwood in early July, the Hennessey Venom GT and 1200 horses will be presented tomorrow at Pebble Beach.

Early July, as part of the Goodwood Festival of Speed, spectators had the chance to discover the Hennessey Venom GT, supercharged model of U.S. preparations. It works this week back to basics, the United States, therefore, for its official launch. It happens tomorrow at the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach and, undoubtedly. It will be a highlight of the visit California.

As a reminder, developed by HPE (Hennessey Performance Engineering), the Venom GT is a supercar that is worth trying, especially for non-standard capabilities. Based on a Lotus Exige and limited to 1 100 kg model is equipped with a 6.2-liter LS9 V8 (original GM) supercharged. A result: 1 200 horsepower for 1564 Nm of torque! Combined with a manual 7-speed Ricardo, it makes a change from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.5 seconds and a maximum speed of 443 km / h. Here, it does not laugh anymore. Same when it comes to the price: 660,000 euros to acquire one of five copies to be produced each year.

With these characteristics, the Hennessey Venom GT should be feeling tomorrow in his presentation at Pebble Beach. Then, the supercar will be on display this weekend at RM Auctions.Hennessey Venom GT

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