Almost a year ago, Hennessey Performance Engineering first showed us its Venom F5 hypercar, the company has now locked in the first of the car's specifications.
Using a backdrop from Friday's The Quail, a motorsport collection in Monterey, California, Hennessey confirmed that the married F5 comes with a 7.6-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 capable of delivering a staggering 1600- plus horsepower and 1300 pound-foot torque.
There are about 100 horses more than cars that Bugatti Chiron and Koenigsegg Regera put out, but in horsepower it is Rimac C_Two and its 1,914 hp still king. Hennessey Venom F5 7.6-liter twin turbo V-8 "width =" 640 "height =" 426 "data-width =" 426 "data width = nevertheless, with respect to cars with internal combustion engines, Hennessey has set the new standard.
The engine is a newly developed unit made of ticket aluminum and has steel cylinder sleeves and it will run a compression ratio of 9.3: 1 and relatively high 24 psi boost pressure generated by a pair of turbochargers with precision bellows with compressor wheels. The engine also has stainless steel heads and a dry hose oil system that make it possible to sit low in the chassis.
Engine Development has ex tail for more than two years, with Hennessey working closely with partners like Pennzoil and Shell. Hennessey says the engine has been designed to run on Pennzoils Platinum 10W-60 Full Synthetic Oil and Shell V-Power Nitro + Pump Gas to achieve its performance targets.
And what are the goals? The car's name suggests: F5 in the name is a reference to tornado rate classification. F5 tornado speeds range from 260 to 318 mph, and Hennessey has said it's aiming to hit a top speed of 301 mph, located in the middle of this area. We would like to remind you that today's top speed record for production cars is 277.9 mph set by Koenigsegg Agera RS in November last year.
Hennessey Venom F5 Interior Decoration
What else do we know about the F5 gift? We know that the will will be based on a unique chassis developed by Hennessey, as opposed to a modified Lotus platform as the car's Venom GT predecessor. Some of the development work takes place at Nürburgring, where Hennessey hopes to drive it during the 7:00 barrier. The only rear-wheel drive trolley to achieve such an achievement is Porsche's 911 GT2 RS, whose time is 6: 47.3.
The production of Venom F5 will be limited to 24 units and the first 15 construction sites are already sold.
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