Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Hennessey Venom GT2

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Hennessey Venom GT2

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Much more powerful engine 1,500 HP vs 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM More than 2.2x stronger engine
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None Most supercars don't have an air compressor
Way more expensive sticker price $950k vs $650k More than 45% more expensive harder to own
Bigger engine 7,000 cc vs 5,998 cc More than 15% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,685 lb vs 3,009 lb More than 10% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Back view of Ferrari Enzo

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Ferrari Enzo

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Ferrari Enzo vs the Hennessey Venom GT2.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Venom GT2  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Brand Hennessey Ferrari
Price 950,000 650,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2002-2005


Drivetrain RWD 2WD
Gearing Traditional Continuously-variable
# of gears 6 N/A
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 4.1:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Ventilated Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Ventilated Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 245/35 19
Rear wheels 508/? 318 345/35 19

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,685 lb 3,009 lb
Width 77.2 in 80.1 in
Height 42.5 in 45.2 in
Length 183.3 in 185.1 in
Front track width 63.5 in 65.4 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 104.3 in


Venom GT2  vs
Ferrari Enzo 
Chief designer Steve Everitt Ken Okuyama

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 1.79 lb/hp 4.63 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,500 HP 650 HP @ 7,800 RPM
Weight distribution 40%/60% 43%/57%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 7,000 cc 5,998 cc
Cylinders V8 V12
Air compressor Turbocharger None
Compression ratio 8.8:1 11.2:1
Valves per cylinder 2 4
Hennessey Venom GT2
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