John Hennessey is an Insane Genius

1226 HP Cadillac CTS-V Coupe

Imagine your 300 horsepower luxury vehicle had twice the power, now double that value and you’re getting close to what John Hennessey has put into a Cadillac CTS-V Coupe. Assuming his calculations are right, the car might just be the fastest vehicle available. My guess is that it can outrun most helicopters as well.


John Hennessey, the Texan who loves to twin turbocharge everything from trucks to custom-built Lotuses, has built a 1,226 horsepower Cadillac CTS-V Coupe. He thinks his operation can outdo the multimillion dollar might that is Bugatti.

Last month, outgoing Bugatti CEO Wolfgang Dürheimer told Car and Driver that the upcoming Bugatti Galibier sedan will have over 1,000 horsepower. More importantly to John Hennessey, Dürheimer said that the car will be "faster than anything on the market," and he included tuner cars. Read More


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