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Car-autoblog view of Shelby GT500 Super Snake Wide Body

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Shelby GT500 Super Snake Wide Body

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Shelby GT500 Super Snake Wide Body vs the Hennessey Venom GT2.

Side view of Hennessey Venom GT2

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Hennessey Venom GT2

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Much more powerful engine 1,500 HP vs 850 HP More than 75% stronger engine
Way more expensive sticker price $950k vs $102k More than 9.2x more expensive harder to own
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,685 lb vs 3,850 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 7,000 cc vs 5,800 cc More than 20% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

GT500 Super Snake Wide Body  vs
Venom GT2 
Brand Shelby Hennessey
Price 101,640 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2013 2013

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Gear ratios
1: 2.97:1
2: 1.78:1
3: 1.3:1
4: 1:1
5: 0.74:1
6: 0.5:1
Axle ratio 3.31:1 3.36:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Brembo Disc Brembo Disc

power & handling

GT500 Super Snake Wide Body  vs
Venom GT2 
Power-to-weight ratio 4.53 lb/hp 1.79 lb/hp
Maximum hp 850 HP 1,500 HP
Weight distribution 56%/44% 40%/60%
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,800 cc 7,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Air compressor Supercharger Turbocharger
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.4:1 8.8:1
Valves per cylinder 4 2

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,850 lb 2,685 lb
Width 73.9 in 77.2 in
Height 54.5 in 42.5 in
Length 188.2 in 183.3 in
Front track width 61.9 in 63.5 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 110.2 in
Shelby GT500 Super Snake Wide Body
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Hennessey Venom GT2
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