Road Tests Real world tests of Veneno vs Venom GT


2.8 s
Venom GT
2.5 s

Top speed

220 mph
Venom GT
270 mph

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Lamborghini Veneno

Reasons to consider the
Lamborghini Veneno

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Much more expensive sticker price $4.106M vs $950k More than 4.2x more expensive harder to own
Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

Reasons to consider the
Hennessey Venom GT

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Faster top speed 270 mph vs 220 mph 50 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Much more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 750 HP 60% stronger engine
Faster to 60mph 2.5 s vs 2.8 s More than 10% faster to 60mph
Significantly better power-to-weight ratio 2.29 lb/hp vs 4.25 lb/hp More than 45% better power-to-weight ratio
Lighter curb weight 2,743 lb vs 3,190 lb Around 15% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Veneno  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Lamborghini Hennessey
Price 4,106,000 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2010
Number built 4 30


Drivetrain All Wheel Drive RWD
Shift system Automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 7 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,190 lb 2,743 lb

road tests

Veneno  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 220 mph 270 mph
0-60mph 2.8 s 2.5 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 4.25 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 750 HP 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 6,498 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V12 V8
Air compressor None Turbocharger
Compression ratio 11.8:1 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 3.74 in / 3.01 in 4.1 in / 3.6 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2
Lamborghini Veneno
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