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Hennessey Engine: For Those Who Like Fast Metal


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For those who like shiny machined metal, following are photos of the Hennessey Special Vehicle team-developed engine that will go into the Venom F5.


The engine is a 7.6-liter twin-turbo V8. It produces more than 1600 bhp @ 7,200 rpm and 1,300 lb-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpm.


There will be a total 24 Venom F5s built. There are 15 confirmed orders.


A goal is to have the vehicle be the fastest car out there. According to John Hennessey, “We’re feeling confident in our quest to set new records in 2019.”

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