Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Hennessey Venom GT2

Reasons to consider the
Hennessey Venom GT2

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Much more powerful engine 1,500 HP vs 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM 3x stronger engine
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more expensive sticker price $950k vs $74k More than 12.8x more expensive harder to own
Lighter curb weight 2,685 lb vs 3,130 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Front view of Chevrolet Corvette

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Chevrolet Corvette Z06

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 vs the Hennessey Venom GT2.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Venom GT2  vs
Corvette 
Brand Hennessey Chevrolet
Price 950,000 74,305
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2011

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/Electronic Traction Control
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.61:1
2: 1.71:1
3: 1.23:1
4: 0.94:1
5: 0.77:1
6: 0.63:1
Axle ratio 3.36:1 3.42:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 285/30 19
Rear wheels 508/? 318 510/30 20

power & handling

Venom GT2  vs
Corvette 
Power-to-weight ratio 1.79 lb/hp 6.26 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,500 HP 500 HP @ 6,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,000 cc 7,011 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.8:1 11:1
Valves per cylinder 2 2

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,685 lb 3,130 lb
Width 77.2 in 76 in
Height 42.5 in 49.1 in
Length 183.3 in 174.6 in
Front track width 63.5 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 105.7 in
Hennessey Venom GT2
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