Road Tests Real world tests of Keating TKR vs Venom GT

Top speed

Keating TKR
260 mph
Venom GT
270 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Keating TKR

Reasons to consider the
Keating TKR

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Bigger engine 6,997 cc vs 6,205 cc Around 15% bigger engine
Slightly higher redline 7,500 RPM vs 7,200 RPM Around 5% more revs
Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

Reasons to consider the
Hennessey Venom GT

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More powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 1,005 HP @ 6,800 RPM Around 20% stronger engine
More expensive sticker price $950k vs $660k Around 45% more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 270 mph vs 260 mph 10 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Keating TKR  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Keating Hennessey
Price 660,000 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2006-2010 2010
Number built 400 30

power & handling

Maximum hp 1,005 HP @ 6,800 RPM 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Max RPM 7,500 RPM 7,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,997 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V8 V8

road tests

Keating TKR  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 260 mph 270 mph


Chief designer Barabus Sports Cars LTD Steve Everitt


Gearing Traditional Traditional

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Keating TKR
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Hennessey Venom GT
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