Venom F5 – The World’s Fastest Car?

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Hennessey Performance has unveiled the production version of its Venom F5 hypercar commemorating the brand's 30th anniversary. The all-new 100% bespoke Venom F5 is built to deliver the world’s most exhilarating all-round driving experience and unparalleled performance. With its immense power, low weight and meticulously honed dynamics, the F5 boasts extraordinary handling and a truly visceral experience behind the wheel.

“The Venom F5 is engineered to be an unrivalled ‘decathlete’ among hypercars.”

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The Venom F5 project is overseen by company Founder and CEO John Hennessey, who has shaped every aspect of the car’s specification, design and development. With over 240 car creations under his belt, John ‘Heinrocket’ Heinricy gives the Venom F5 an ultra-lightweight carbon fiber monocoque, premium quality and bespoke construction, thus placing it at the pinnacle of global hypercars.

The Venom F5 focusing completely on being a driver-centric hypercar. The interior design of the F5 is simple, lean and elegant. Opening the butterfly doors of the car, the driver is welcomed with a bespoke carbon fiber steering wheel. Designed to evoke the spirit of fast aircraft cockpits, the space exhibits minimal distractions, while promoting maximum driver visibility tactility and functionality.

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The heart of the car is called Fury, a Hennessey-built 6.6-liter twin-turbocharged V8 engine, which delivers 1,817 hp at 8,000 rpm and 1,617 Nm (1,193 lb-ft) of torque. With a mere weight of a mere 1,360 kg (2,998 lb), the rear-wheel-drive F5 delivers a power-to-weight ratio of 1.34 hp-per-kg. The Motec controller calibrates optimum power and traction control to transfer the car’s colossal forces through its rear wheels to the ground while at high speeds. The controller. Also, five different drive modes (Sport, Track, Drag, Wet, F5) can be selected that alter the power delivery, traction and braking performance of the car. Only the top ‘F5’ mode will unlock the maximum available power.

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This deliriously speedy car can hit 0-100 kph (62 mph) in less than three seconds and it will smash a 0-200 kph (124 mph) run in under five seconds. If F5 proves its targeted top speed over 500 kph (311 mph), the Venom F5 could be the world’s fastest car yet!

The car is priced at $2.1 million, only 24 ultra-exclusive versions of the Venom F5 will be produced.

Nikita Pawar

Nikita Vivek Pawar is a luxury features writer. She likes to write about all things luxury and wants to explore the world of luxury to encapsulate the novelties and legacies it has to offer. Travelling and reading are her favourite pastime activities. On her bucket list is getting a cat and visiting Croatia and Greece. ...(Read More)

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