Road Tests Real world tests of Venom GT vs One Car


Venom GT
2.5 s
One Car
1.7 s

Top speed

Venom GT
270 mph
One Car
225 mph

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 more torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 295 ft-lb Around 3x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Faster top speed 270 mph vs 225 mph 45 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Way more more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 900 HP Around 35% stronger engine
Much bigger engine 6,205 cc vs 2,400 cc More than 2.5x bigger engine
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Much higher redline 18,000 RPM vs 7,200 RPM 2.5x more revs
Faster to 60mph 1.7 s vs 2.5 s More than 30% faster to 60mph
Significantly lighter curb weight 1,415 lb vs 2,743 lb Around 50% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Faster to 200kph 3.8 s vs 7 s More than 45% faster to 200kph
Faster to 300kph 8.6 s vs 13.63 s More than 35% faster to 300kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Venom GT  vs
One Car 
Brand Hennessey Formula
Type of car Production car Race car
Year 2010 2013

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.29 lb/hp 1.57 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM 900 HP
Maximum torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM 295 ft-lb
Max RPM 7,200 RPM 18,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 265/30 19 Unknown/? 13
Rear wheels 345/30 20 Unknown/? Unknown

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,743 lb 1,415 lb
Width 77.2 in 1,800 in
Height 42.5 in 950 in
Length 183.3 in 4,800 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 118 in

road tests

Venom GT  vs
One Car 
Top speed 270 mph 225 mph
0-60mph 2.5 s 1.7 s
0-200kph 7 s 3.8 s
0-300kph 13.63 s 8.6 s


Shift system Manual Semi-automatic


Displacement 6,205 cc 2,400 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Bore/stroke 4.1 in / 3.6 in 4 in / Unknown
Valves per cylinder 2 4
Hennessey Venom GT
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