Hennessey Venom GT (2014)
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Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 18 facts and highlights

1. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
447km/h
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 447km/h

2. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
2.7s
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport: 2.5s

3. larger engine size

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
7l
SRT Viper (2014): 8.4l

4. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
1566Nm
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1566Nm

5. shorter length

4.66m
Lotus Elise (2014): 3.82m

6. width

1.96m
Lotus Elise (2014): 1.72m

7. height

1.14m
Gumpert Apollo: 1.11m

8. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
1244hp
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 1244hp

9. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Hennessey Venom GT (2014)
75% have it

10. weight

1.24t
Alfa Romeo 4C: 895kg

11. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Hennessey Venom GT (2014)
78% have it

12. Has a petrol (gasoline) engine

A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
Hennessey Venom GT (2014)
95% have it

13. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.8m
Ferrari FF (2014): 2.99m

14. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
8
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport: 16

15. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
70l
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport: 100l

16. lower ground clearance

The ground clearance is the distance between the lowest point of the car and the road surface. A shorter ground clearance lowers a vehicle’s center of gravity - increasing its handling ability and reducing the chance of a rollover. However, a higher ground clearance allows you to go over more uneven terrain.
90mm
Hennessey Venom GT (2014): 90mm

17. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport: 64

18. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
Hennessey Venom GT (2014)
35% have it

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