TopGear.com30 September 2011

Venom GT nails 70mph to 215mph

Video: Watch the 1,200bhp GT accelerate a considerable margin in not much time…

This is a short video of the Hennessey Performance Venom GT. Being avid Internet hounds, you'll no doubt be aware of its existence as a light, hardcore weapon of mass acceleration.

But, because we live in a cynical, news-managed age of forgery, you'll not accept at face value the sheer herculean lungs the 1,200bhp GT has under that Lotus Exige body. You want proof. You want video.

This short video showcases how quickly the Venom GT accelerates from 70mph to 215mph, and how puny and meaningless your life is without this car. There's a reason it's called ‘Venom'...

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