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Hennessey News

hennessey builds world's fastest venom gt edition

Texas based Hennessey Performance (HPE) has just released that it is building a limited run of World's Fastest Edition Venom GTs. The reason for this celebration is HPE’s recent top speed run-record of 270.4 mph. What is more, the World's Fastest Edition also alludes to the Venom's 0-300 km/h Guinness World Record. Furthermore, the company has announced that this special edition Venom will be dressed in unique livery package in the colors of the U.S. flag: white with red and blue stripes. But why the Venom GT

2014 hennessey chevrolet corvette stingray hpe700 twin turbo to debut at boca raton concours

2014 Hennessey Chevrolet Corvette Stingray HPE700 Twin Turbo is least to say exclusive. It is the most powerful HPE Stingray ever and even more – it will be built in only 24 examples. This limited edition Chevrolet will be unveiled on 21st of February at the Boca Raton Concours in south Florida. This Stingray is powered by a twin turbo system that utilizes a pair of precision ball bearing 62-mm turbochargers. The HPE system has been handcraf

hennessey stick an hpe500 on a lexus lx 570 [video]

Remember last week's Corvette C7? Well, here is another Hennessey brainchild. An HPE500 upgrade once again but this time on a Lexus LX 570 SUV. Better hide the kids because this one's a bit of a brute. Let's cut to the chase: 500 hp and 530 lb-ft of torque. How have they done that? With a big TVS supercharger of cou

2014 chevrolet corvette c7 with hpe500 upgrade

Hennessey do not fool around when it comes to sheer engine power. Take the 2014 Corvette C7 for example. With an added punch from the company's HPE kits, these Stingrays vary in power to up to 1000 hp. A total number of 500 units is planned This one here has an HPE500 kit which means it is as true to the original as it can be. Still, Hennessey's work is evident when we look at the stainless steel long-tube exhaust manifolds, and the stainless steel midpipes, the installed high flow catalytic converters, and the

hennesseey chevrolet corvette c7 does 200 mph

Here's a video of a Hennessey C7 Corvette going pretty briskly in a straight line. In fact, Hennessey say that this is the first ever 2014 Corvette Stingray to break the 200 mph mark. How much did it achieve? 200.6 mph. It is an impressive achievement on its own, but if we compare it to the recent GEMBALLA run, it all becomes quite awkward. The 700 hp Panamera-based GTP did crack the 211 mph threshold without being on a diet or anything (a bit over two tonnes as you would find it on the street). The not-weighing

hennessey ferrari 458 spider - 738hp and 720nm [video]

Hennessey Performance has revealed their latest project based on the best sports car in the world – Ferrari 458 Italia Spider. As you may suggest , the tuner added significant amount of power as well as some styling upgrades. The 4.5 liter V8 is boosted to 738HP (543 kW) at 8,400RPM and 720Nm (532 lb-ft) of to

hennessey performance shares first details on chevrolet corvette stingray project

Hennessey Performance has jus exclusively disclosed the first details around their new project on the 2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C7. The project has been teased with two images, revealing how the car will look like. Corvette Stingray is equipped with LT1 6.2-liter V-8 unit, which produces 460 hp (338 kW) and delivers an enhanced improved fuel economy. But obviously this wasn’t enough for Hennessey Performance specialists. Therefore,

first hennessey velociraptor suv unveiled [video]

Hennessey Performance (HPE) has just revealed their first and extremely successful modification on VelociRaptor SUV. The vehicle is based on the Ford F-150 Raptor and it is entirely transformed to a full-sized SUV with seating for up to 8 people. This means that the VelociRaptor SUV offers more seats and space. All of the factory Ford Raptor truck components and systems are kept in tact. What powers this HPE model is the same 6.2L Ford V8 engine which delivers 411 horsepower (302 kW). However, the tuning brand h

hennessey jeep grand cherokee srt8 - 1/4 mile 12.6 seconds

Hennessey has published a new video showing the mighty tuned Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8 running a ¼ mile drag race. The big SUV is equipped with HPE 650 package meaning 650HP (485 kW), instead of factory’s 470HP (350 kW). The result is thanks to ported cylinder heads, a custom air intake, a TVS2300 supercharger

hennessey performance ford taurus sho

Hennessey Performance has announced the MaxBoost445 Performance Upgrade for the 2013 Ford Taurus SHO.  The result is 445HP (327 kW) and 515Nm (379 lb-ft) of torque on the engine. Originally, the 3.5 liter V6 EcoBoost delivers 365H (272 kW) and 475Nm (350 lb-ft) of torque. The tuned Ford Taurus SHO does 0-100 km/h in 4.3 seconds and a ¼ mile in just 12.8 seconds with 175 km/h (109 mph) terminal speed. MaxBoost 445 Upgrade for the Taurus SHO Includes: • Hennessey Dual Cold Air Induc

hennessey venom gt - 427.6 km/h [video]

Hennessey Venom GT has managed to hit sensational speed of 427.6 km/h (265.7 mph) on the runway at the Lemoore Naval Air Station in California on February 9th. This means, that it is officially fastest than Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, which is limited to “just” 415 km/h (258 mph). However, the Veyron Super Sport still stands in Guinness Records as the “fastest production car” in the world with 431.072 km/h (268 mph). This won’t stop John Hennessey, who has always wanted to steal

world’s fastest production car from 0 – 300 km/h - hennessey venom gt

Hennessey Performance (HPE) has broken two sensational Guinness records. The first one is “Fastest Production Car from 0 - 300 km/h” and the second “Fastest Production Car from 0 – 200 mph”. The “tool” was a street-legal Venom GT supercar. The acceleration time was an average of two runs made in opposite directions within one hour and validated by a VBox 3i GPS-based data logging system. VBox officials were on hand to certify