Road Tests Real world tests of GranTurismo MC Stradale vs Venom GT


Top speed


1/4 mile

Differences What are the advantages of each

Side view of Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale vs the Hennessey Venom GT.

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Faster top speed 270 mph vs 189 mph 81 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 444 HP Around 2.8x stronger engine
A lot faster in the quarter mile 9.95 s vs 12.6 s More than 20% faster at the drag strip
Much more torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM More than 2.2x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Has an air compressor Turbocharger vs None About half of supercars have an air compressor
Faster to 100mph 5.3 s vs 10 s More than 45% faster to 100mph
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,743 lb vs 4,081 lb Around 35% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 6,205 cc vs 4,700 cc More than 30% bigger engine
A lot faster to 200kph 7 s vs 15.3 s 2.2x faster to 200kph

Specifications Full list of technical specs


GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Maserati Hennessey
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2011 2010


Chief designer Jason Castriota Steve Everitt


Drivetrain RWD RWD
Shift system Automatic Manual
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,081 lb 2,743 lb
Length 192.2 in 183.3 in
Wheelbase 115.8 in 110.2 in

road tests

GranTurismo MC Stradale  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 189 mph 270 mph
1/4 mile 12.6 s 9.95 s
0-60mph 4.6 s 2.5 s
0-100mph 10 s 5.3 s
0-200kph 15.3 s 7 s

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.19 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 444 HP 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 377 ft-lb @ 4,750 RPM 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion


Displacement 4,700 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor None Turbocharger
Bore/stroke 3.7 in / 3.3 in 4.1 in / 3.6 in
Valves per cylinder 4 2
Maserati GranTurismo MC Stradale
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