The Bugatti Veyron SuperSport got the world’s consideration in 2010 when it set the record for the world’s speediest generation auto, yet that crown might now must be gone on. Hennessey Performance reported that its Venom GT hit 270.49 mph (435.31 km/h) at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, settting another world pace record for a 2-seat sports auto. Driven by previous Michelin tire test specialist, race driver, and Director of Miller Motorsport Brian Smith, the time for the Venom GT was freely checked, however has yet to be authoritatively perceived by the Guinness Book of World Records.
The rankling run occurred on February 14 at the 3.2-mile Space Shuttle arriving runway at the Kennedy Space Center with uncommon consent from NASA. Occurring on a straight run instead of on an oval or a changed test track like the Nurburgring, this was a show of level out increasing speed from a dead dispatch, while as yet sufficiently leaving braking space toward the end of the hurried to keep it from terminating in an extremely costly crash.
“It was all the while pulling,” says Smith. “On the off chance that we could run on a 8-mile oval we could go speedier than that. On the very top end there was a bit of meandering yet, hey, we’re going 270 mph! The Venom GT didn’t require any huge revisions, and the Michelins held footing truly well.”
Confirmation of the Venom GT’s velocity was by GPS information procurement frameworks producer Racelogic. “The Venom GT achieved a greatest velocity of 270.49 mph as measured by our VBOX 3i GPS framework,” said Racelogic designer Joe Lachovsky.The past record of 267.8 mph (431.072 km/h) was situated by Pierre Henri Raphanel in the 1,183-hp (870-kW) Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport in July 2010.
Inside the Venom GT is a 90-degree, seven-liter V8 motor with twin exactness metal ring turbochargers, an iron piece with aluminum heads, electronic successive multi-port fuel infusion pumping a frightening 1,244 bhp (914 kW) and 1155 lb-ft (1565 Nm) of torque sustaining into a Ricardo six-velocity manual gearbox.
On the track, this makes an interpretation of into 0 to 60 in 2.7 seconds, The Venom GT as of now holds the Guinness World Record of 0 to 300 km/h in 13.63 seconds and the Hypercar World Record for 0 to 200 mph in 14.51 seconds. Past its confirmed pace of 270.49 mph, Hennessy claims that the Venom GT can do 278 mph (447 km/h) level out.