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 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM Around 2.8x stronger engine
Much more expensive sticker price $950k vs $150k More than 6.2x more expensive harder to own
Much bigger engine 7,000 cc vs 5,409 cc Around 30% bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,685 lb vs 3,500 lb Around 25% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Ford GT vs the Hennessey Venom GT2.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Venom GT2  vs
Ford GT 
Brand Hennessey Ford
Price 950,000 150,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2003-2006

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD w/Helical LSD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
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 3.36:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 508/? 241 457/? 229
Rear wheels 508/? 318 483/? 292

power & handling

Venom GT2  vs
Ford GT 
Power-to-weight ratio 1.79 lb/hp 6.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,500 HP 550 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 7,000 cc 5,409 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.8:1 8.4:1
Valves per cylinder 2 4

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,685 lb 3,500 lb
Width 77.2 in 76.9 in
Height 42.5 in 44.3 in
Length 183.3 in 182.8 in
Front track width 63.5 in 63 in
Wheelbase 110.2 in 106.7 in
Hennessey Venom GT2
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