Ever imagined that the mighty Bugatti Veyron could be outdone? Here comes the beast, the 2016 Hennessey Venom F5, got its name from highest category F5 tornado, whose winds are blowing at a speed of 261 to 318 mph. The 2016 Hennessey Venom F5 is one of the fastest production cars that have ever been produced.
This super car has an pronouncedly sporty and comfortable interior. Its seats are made of top-notch quality and fine leather and have spongy tissues that make the car even more comfortable. Its steering wheel and the gear lever are sporty to increase the fun in driving this magnificent car. Hennessey offers an option of the electrohydraulic multiplate clutch or the manual clutch available at the convenience of the customer.
The next gen of Hennessey Venom is an artistic creation that has a beautifully amazing view. Its body is made of hybrid aluminum and carbon fiber that makes it light. The car weighs less than 1300 kilograms. The hybrid and carbon fiber material also makes the body more durable compared to carbon fiber material used in other cars. The car’s bonnet has a low-drag shape that reduces the drag coefficient to 0.40 compared to the 0.44 drag coefficient of the Hennessey Venom GT. The F5 has a diffuser below the rear bumper and venturis under the body that create a downward force that keeps it firmly on the ground.
This car has an advanced design of the Lotus Elise chassis. It has an wheel base of 2820mm, 4859mm of full length, width of 2624mm without mirrors while when mirrors are included, the overall width is 2836mm. Its front track measures 1868mm while its rear track is 1820mm. The car is quite low as its height is 1165mm. The mirrors of the car have elegant curvy shape that would unmistakenly be found in luxurious cars as the Hennessey Venom F5.
The new Venom F5 power source is a 7.0 liter V8 engine. The engine produces as much as 725 bhp. According to the Managing Director of Hennessey Motors, the 2016 Hennessey Venom F5 will use its twin turbo-charged V8 engine to generate more than 1400bhp. This power generated will be far higher than that generated by the Bugatti Veyron engine. In terms of power to weight, this engine generates 1000 bhp per tonne which is about 360 bhp per tonne more than that generated by the Bugatti Veyron SS.
Owing to the immense amount of power generated and the chassis shape that increases the aerodynamic effect of the car, this car is quite fast. The car has been said to have marked a new speed record of 270 mph (targeting a top speed of 290 mph) though this has not been recognized by the Guinness book of records. The Hennessey Venom F5 accelerates from 0-60 mph in about 2 seconds and takes 14.56 seconds from 0-200 mph and 13.63 seconds to 186 mph (300 km/h).
Hennessey Venom GT Engine
Price and Release date
This car is estimated to be worth a fortune. The Hennessey Venom F5 has been projected to cost $1.2 – $1.5 million and only 30 people will have the privilege of owning one. Hennessey says that the cars will be ready for delivery to customers in 2016.