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FlatulenceOdor
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 4:59:04 PM

Texas-based Hennessey Performance is claiming the production car top speed record, after its $1.2 million Venom GT hit 265.7 mph on an airstrip in California.

The 1,244 hp coupe accelerated for two miles down a runway at US Naval Air Station Lemoore on February 9th with test driver Brian Smith at the wheel, and was still gaining momentum when it reached the braking zone.

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bston
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 11:55:34 AM

Crazy fast!
ceklea
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 10:54:09 AM

"Hennessey will build 29 examples of the Venom GT, a third of which are already spoken for. The Venom GT costs $1.2 million and takes about six months to be made once ordered."
ClarkSC
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 4:34:11 AM

Keep it.
gashole84
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 10:41:19 PM

everyday drivers don't need that much speed in any car
jl1rp
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 10:28:20 PM

That's picking them up and putting them down.
Trudat316
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 10:14:21 PM

Cool. Also, very practical for the times....
tnfran
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 7:56:54 PM

And about the only place a vehicle of this power should be driven. Really not for street drives.
Vetteblu
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 7:23:50 PM

Bet his mpg isn't very high! Lol.
SUNOIL
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 7:20:51 PM

Need for speed
Tbikeland
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 7:10:14 PM

Does this car come with a front end vehicle clearer to get through slow traffice. If not it will do me no good.
Suzzoom
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 7:03:20 PM

Wish I'd seen that!
LanguageMan1
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 6:44:17 PM

That is such a nice car; still think I could boost up the mileage on that one as well. Might even be able to make a few more mods on it to up the horsepower, torque and top speed as well.
Taxrefugee
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 6:26:54 PM

Yawn. Another car I will never probably own or be able to consider buying
humblepie
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 6:24:40 PM

big seller i bet, probably outsell the dolt though
wz
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 6:16:30 PM

Can you really call a $1.2 million car a production model?
bojiway1
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:57:17 PM

less time on the road if you don't get caught. and more time ( if you get my Drift)if you do..... lol
FlatulenceOdor
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:35:28 PM

@mastermariner...To go real fast and to have the record/notoriety.
mike56MI
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:31:42 PM

Does it have wings?
schatzila
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:26:08 PM

yipee.
mastermariner
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:13:20 PM

what's the use of that
Tacodan
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2013 5:05:10 PM

gas is $3.58 here
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