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Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV

Hennessey’s 600 hp VelociRaptor SUV – Beast or Disappointment?

Hennessey, the Texas-based tuning company known for churning out such monsters as the 1000 hp Cadillac CTS-V, the Cadillac Escalade that beats up on a Nissan GT-R, and of course their own creation, the Venom GT which impressively took the top speed record from the Bugatti Veyron (controversial,) just whipped up what they call the […]

McLaren MP4-12C Gets Hennessey HPE 800 Reworking

McLaren MP4-12C Gets Hennessey HPE 800 Reworking

What’s next for McLaren? The MP4-12C went into production early last year and it has been doing very well, despite some early quality in niggles. Back in 2010, McLaren promised to launch 5 new models or model variants over the next five years. MP4-12C was 2011′s launch – how about 2012? That is likely to […]

Hennesseey Introduces Cadillac CTS-V V1000 Twin-Turbo

Hennesseey Introduces Cadillac CTS-V V1000 Twin-Turbo

Sometimes, enough is just never enough. To most, 550 horsepower in the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe is considered extremely fast. Hennessey Automotive begs to differ though, always pushing the boundaries of automotive insanity. But hey, insanity can be a lot of fun huh? Especially on a track. Now, the company is releasing a new Cadillac Hennessey […]

The Good Showing for the 2011 Goodwood Festival

The Good Showing for the 2011 Goodwood Festival

The only true disappointment with many auto shows is the limited or non-existent opportunity of seeing the greatest creations in motoring in motion. Taking place on the first weekend of July, the 2011 edition of the Goodwood Festival of Speed is an outside exhibition where museum-quality, near priceless machines are seen and heard. Within a […]

Hennessey Cadillac Escalade vs Nissan GT-R

Hennessey’s Cadillac Escalade Whoops Up on the Nissan GT-R (Video)

Must suck to be the Nissan GT-R. Yeah, it’s a fantastic car and a true track superstar, but being the best also comes with the burden of being the benchmark – the car that gets picked on and constantly compared to. The worst is when you – a supercar – are compared to the epitome […]

Hennessey Venom GT

Hennessey Venom GT

In my inbox, via main man Chris, comes the latest on the Hennessey Venom GT. All the official details and photos. At the top of my editor’s missive it reads” Hey Tony, could you run this ASAP please? … Holy crap… Thanks, Chris”. I couldn’t agree more. Holy crap indeed. Now, you could say that […]

Hennessey VENOM GT - The Modern Cobra

Hennessey VENOM GT – The Modern Cobra

Word of this car is all over the place. A lot of people are picking up on the buzz, cultivated by the maker, Hennessey, that this is the modern interpretation of Carol Shelby’s Cobra. On the face of it, there’s a certain sense. The Hennessey Venom GT uses a modified Lotus Exige S chassis, and […]

Hennessey Z700 Corvette ZR1 - a 705 hp Vette

Hennessey Z700 Corvette ZR1 – a 705 hp Vette

The Corvette ZR1 has been widely acclaimed as the ultimate Corvette – the fastest, loudest, meanest Vette to hit the streets. With 638 horsepower under the hood, this uber-Vette competes with the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini for a fraction of the price. This truly is the ultimate American sports car. If that’s still not […]