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Brace for 300 mph in the Hennessey Venom F5

I wonder where Hennessey's going to get tires capable of that speed.

Andrew Krok
Cars are Andrew's jam, as is strawberry. After spending years as a regular ol' car fanatic, he started working his way through the echelons of the automotive industry, starting out as social-media director of a small European-focused garage outside of Chicago. From there, he moved to the editorial side, penning several written features in Total 911 Magazine before becoming a full-time auto writer, first for a local Chicago outlet and then for CNET Cars.
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Hennessey Special Vehicles unveiled the Venom F5 hypercar at the 2017 SEMA aftermarket trade show.

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The whole goal of the Venom T5 is to be the fastest car on the planet.

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Under its hood is a twin-turbocharged V8 engine that will put out an estimated 1,600 horsepower.

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All that power is sent to the rear wheels by way of a seven-speed, single-clutch transmission. 

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Active aerodynamics will also help channel air where it's needed.

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Hennessey estimates that it will only take 10 seconds to accelerate the Venom F5 from 0 to 186 mph.

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Formula 1 cars don't even accelerate that quickly.

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The top speed is "projected to exceed" 300 mph.

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Considering the Bugatti Chiron's tires can't top 280 mph, that will be one big engineering feat for Hennessey.

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Keep on scrolling to check out even more pictures of Hennessey's later hypercar.

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