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Hennessey Venom F5

Discussion in 'General Car Stuff or non-Zed Specific Stuff' started by GazHyde, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. GazHyde

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    Source: http://www.venomgt.com/venom-f5/

    They reckon this should hit around 290MPH, and it's completely road legal. Wonder if this means we will get the worlds first 300mph hypercar soon?

    “We are very excited about this next chapter of the Venom, which brings forth an all-new design that is not only a powerful and unique statement that our clients are looking for, but a vehicle that will achieve even higher performance through improved aerodynamics,” said company president and founder John Hennessey. “We learned a great deal during the development of the Venom GT in breaking the 270-mph barrier, and we bring that experience to this new design as we look toward raising the performance bar even higher.”

    The laws of physics are immutable, so the step up from the Venom GT’s 270.49-mph world record speed will come from both an increase in power and a reduction in drag from the clean-sheet carbon-fiber body. The drag coefficient drops from 0.44 to below 0.40 while still generating significant downforce through both the upper body shape and underbody venturis, a rear diffuser beneath the rear bumper and a retractable rear wing.


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