Road Tests Real world tests of Skyline GT-R Nür vs Venom GT

Top speed

Venom GT
270 mph

0-100mph

1/4 mile

Venom GT
9.95 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Nissan Skyline GT-R Nür

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Nissan Skyline GT-R Nür

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Nissan Skyline GT-R Nür vs the Hennessey Venom GT.

Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

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Hennessey Venom GT

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Faster top speed 270 mph vs 174 mph 96 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more powerful engine 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 316 HP @ 6,800 RPM More than 3.8x stronger engine
Much more torque 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM vs 296 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM Around 3x stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
A lot faster in the quarter mile 9.95 s vs 12.9 s Around 25% faster at the drag strip
A lot faster to 100mph 5.3 s vs 11 s 2.1x faster to 100mph
Much bigger engine 6,205 cc vs 2,600 cc Around 2.5x bigger engine
Lighter curb weight 2,743 lb vs 3,395 lb Around 20% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Skyline GT-R Nür  vs
Venom GT 
Brand Nissan Hennessey
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2002-2002 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 10.74 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 316 HP @ 6,800 RPM 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 296 ft-lb @ 4,400 RPM 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,600 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders I6 V8
Fuels
Gas
Bore/stroke 3.39 in / 2.87 in 4.1 in / 3.6 in

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,395 lb 2,743 lb
Width 70.3 in 77.2 in
Height 53.5 in 42.5 in
Length 181.1 in 183.3 in
Front track width 58.3 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 104.9 in 110.2 in

road tests

Skyline GT-R Nür  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 174 mph 270 mph
1/4 mile 12.9 s 9.95 s
0-100mph 11 s 5.3 s

transmission

Drivetrain Full Time 4WD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 3.83:1
2: 2.36:1
3: 1.69:1
4: 1.31:1
5: 1:1
6: 0.79:1
Axle ratio 3.54:1 3.36:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 457/? 229 265/30 19
Rear wheels 457/? 229 345/30 20
Nissan Skyline GT-R Nür
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