Road Tests Real world tests of Venom GT vs Demon 340

0-60mph

Venom GT
2.5 s
Demon 340
7.8 s

1/4 mile

Venom GT
9.95 s
Demon 340
14.56 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

Reasons to consider the
Hennessey Venom GT

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Much faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 7.8 s 3.1x faster to 60mph
Much more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM More than 4.2x stronger engine
Much faster in the quarter mile 9.95 s vs 14.56 s More than 30% faster at the drag strip
Much more torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 340 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM More than 2.5x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more expensive sticker price $950k vs $3k Around 316.8x more expensive harder to own
Lighter curb weight 2,743 lb vs 3,353 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 6,205 cc vs 5,572 cc More than 10% bigger engine
Front view of Dodge Demon 340

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Dodge Demon 340

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Dodge Demon 340 vs the Hennessey Venom GT.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Venom GT  vs
Demon 340 
Brand Hennessey Dodge
Price 950,000 3,400
Year 2010 1971

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.29 lb/hp 12.19 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM 275 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM 340 ft-lb @ 3,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 265/30 19 356/? 140
Rear wheels 345/30 20 356/? 140

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,743 lb 3,353 lb
Width 77.2 in 71.6 in
Length 183.3 in 192.5 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 108 in

road tests

Venom GT  vs
Demon 340 
1/4 mile 9.95 s 14.56 s
0-60mph 2.5 s 7.8 s

transmission

Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 3

engine

Displacement 6,205 cc 5,572 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 9.2:1 5.1:1
Bore/stroke 4.1 in / 3.6 in 4.04 in / 3.31 in
Hennessey Venom GT
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Dodge Demon 340
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