Hennessey Engine: For Those Who Like Fast Metal
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.”
The Mazda CX-5 first appeared on the scene in 2012, and for 2017, the vehicle has undergone some major transformations, to enhance what was already a notable small crossover.
A young(ish) guy that I’ve known for a number of years, a man who spent the better part of his career writing for auto buff books and who is a car racer on the side, mentioned to me that his wife has a used Lexus ES Hybrid.
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