Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake

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Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake 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 605 HP Around 2.5x stronger engine
Much more expensive sticker price $950k vs $69k More than 13.8x more expensive harder to own
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,685 lb vs 3,914 lb More than 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Bigger engine 7,000 cc vs 5,400 cc Around 30% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Mustang GT500 Super Snake  vs
Venom GT2 
Brand Shelby Hennessey
Price 68,930 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2008-2009 2013

transmission

Drivetrain RWD RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 508/? 229 508/? 241
Rear wheels 508/? 254 508/? 318

design

Mustang GT500 Super Snake  vs
Venom GT2 
Chief designer Carroll Shelby Steve Everitt

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.47 lb/hp 1.79 lb/hp
Maximum hp 605 HP 1,500 HP
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 5,400 cc 7,000 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,914 lb 2,685 lb
Width 73.9 in 77.2 in
Height 54.5 in 42.5 in
Length 188 in 183.3 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 110.2 in
Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake
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Hennessey Venom GT2
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