Perfection can’t be rushed, and it is no small task for an aftermarket business to evolve into an automaker. While the first generation Venom relied on Lotus for the chassis, the upcoming Venom F5 is all American. With a carbon fiber chassis and 1,817 horsepower, this car will be going for 300 mph. John Hennessey realized the limits of every production V8 engine through testing Ford, Dodge, and Chevrolet examples to destruction. That is why the Venom F5 uses a block and heads of their own design. Using the Corvette’s LT1 as inspiration, every aspect was scaled up by an order of magnitude. Working late into the weekend, they uploaded the first combination of engine and chassis. A teaser of the rear diffuser was uploaded on Saturday, so we should see the first car in action very soon.
Woman racer and philanthropist Renée Brinkerhoff will take on a final 356 miles on ice in a vintage car, completing...Read more