Posts Tagged ‘hennessey cars’

New Corvette C7 Stingray Tuning by Hennessey Performance

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013:

Here is the all new 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray that has received a nice tuning package from the guys at Hennessey Performance. Even though the brand new sports car offers a powerful V8 putting down 455 horsepower and sprinting from 0 to 60 mph in less than 4 seconds, tuners always want more. Pairing up one of the most famous American sports cars with one of the top American tuning firms, you are sure to have a winner. Hennessey has given the Corvette C7 owners several options, five different packages to be exact, fitting the tastes of all car lovers worldwide.

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Badass Alert! Hennessey VelociRaptor SUV Gives The Ford F-150 Raptor A New Look

Friday, June 7th, 2013:

Check out this latest video from Hennessey Performance, showcasing their new 2014 VelociRaptor SUV based on the Ford F-150 SVT Raptor truck. If you want a truck that has it all, then look no further as the $149,500 price tag is not a joke. It features a 6.2-liter V8 powerplant that has been supercharged from the factory 411 bhp, to now produce a whopping 600 bhp. This allows the sporty truck as we may say, to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.9 seconds which is 1.6 seconds faster than the stock version.

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Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V VR1200 Tests Texas Highway Cameras

Monday, October 29th, 2012:

John Hennessey recently met with Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst to test out the new cameras on the 85 mph section of Texas State Highway 130. Hennessey Performance brought out their Cadillac CTS-V with their very own VR1200 twin turbo kit producing 1,226 horsepower and 1,10 lb-ft of torque. Check out the video of this beast below, topping out at 220.5 miles per hour.

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Steven Tyler Receives First Hennessey Venom GT

Sunday, June 3rd, 2012:

Steven Tyler, Aerosmith frontman for the chart topping rock bank has received the first completed Hennessey Venom GT. Based on the Lotus Exige, Steve asked the Hennessey tuning company if they could make it a roadster with the removable top. They customized the roll cage so that it would work, however this came with the addition of 30 lbs. Staying true to their one horsepower per one kilogram power to weight ratio, Steve got his Venom GT with a little extra juice.

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Hennessey Lotus Exige Venom GT

Saturday, August 20th, 2011:

The new Hennessey tuned Lotus Exige called the Venom GT has been debuted at the McCall Motorworks Revival. This was part of the buildup for the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, and features the Lotus supercar announcement with all of its 1,200 horsepower greatness. Hennessey plans to produce five of these cars per year at a price of $950,000 (€660,190 / £577,850). It may sound like a lot for a Lotus Exige, but with the sports car holding a 6.2-liter V8 powerplant producing 1,200 hp (895 kW / 1,217 PS) and 1,155 lb-ft (1,564 Nm) of torque, we are sure some car collectors will pick this beast up.

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Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V1000

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011:

Another impressive tuning package has been prepared for the Cadillac CTS-V Coupe from the guys at Hennessey Performance. This will be limited to 12 units so get your order in today if interested. Called the V1000, Hennessey hooked it up with a new carbon fiber aero kit consisting of a vented hood, new front splitter, side skirts, and rear diffuser. These aftermarket parts are wrapped together with a new sport suspension kit to lower the car, Brembo carbon ceramic brakes for superior stopping power, and performance tuning under the hood to bring the real power out.

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Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V Black Diamond

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011:

The tuners at Hennessey Performance have released this heavily modified Cadillac CTS-V called the Black Diamond Sport Wagon. It actually carries a manual transmission for an extra sporty feel, and the Black Diamond Edition is a special option available from Cadillac dealers. What makes this SUV so unique is paintjob featuring SpectraFlair Bright Silver pigment. The paint looks almost 3D with the aluminum flakes used to give it that sparkle in the sunlight. Tuning for the Cadillac CTS-V consists of Brembo brake calipers, new satin black rims, and Recaro front seats. Power upgrades on the Caddy include the V700 package along with optional exhaust pipes to bypass the factory muffler.

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Hennessey Ford GT at Texas Mile Track

Friday, June 10th, 2011:

 

Check out this video in the cockpit of a Hennessey Ford GT driven by Sean Kennedy at the Texas Mile track. The Ford sports car actually belongs to Mark Heidaker, but the race driver Sean was able to bring the car up to 235 mph (378 km/h) at the Texas Mile track. At the Hennessey tuning companies shop, a custom twin-turbo setup was installed, along with several other parts to bring the output to around 1,000 horsepower. With this kind of a power a straight line race is best, however the Ford GT is still great on the track with the right driver.

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Hennessey Cadillac Escalade Races Nissan GTR

Monday, April 25th, 2011:

Here’s something you don’t see everyday, a Hennessey tuned Cadillac Escalade SUV racing the notorious Godzilla Nissan GTR. This new package from Hennessey Performance Engineering is called the HPE1000, and you probably already figured, produces 1,008 horsepower and 967 lb-ft of torque. The tuning company has twin-turbocharged the 7.0-liter V8 engine to allow the huge luxury truck to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.3 seconds. The factory Nissan GTR can only reach 60 miles per hour in 3.4 seconds. This Cadillac Escalade can also run the quarter mile in 11.3 seconds at 124 mph. Hit the jump to see the video and be prepared to be amazed.

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Hennessey Camaro HPE600

Thursday, March 24th, 2011:

A new tuning kit for the Chevy Camaro convertible has been released by Hennessey Performance. We now have a video of the tuned ride, called the HPE600, and featuring a 6.2-liter supercharged V8 engine. A TVS2300 supercharger to be exact, along with new high flow fuel injectors, cold air induction system, sport exhaust system, and a re-programmed ECU to keep everything running smooth. After the tuning, the modded Camaro now produces 602 horsepower and 605 lb-ft of torque. At the track, this allows the Chevrolet to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.9 seconds, while completing the quarter mile in 12.0 seconds flat at 118 mph.

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Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010:

Hennessey Cadillac CTS-V

One of the finest cars built by General Motors, the Cadillac CTS-V has been improved by the tuning firm Hennessey Performance. There’s always room for improvement when you get to work with a factory supercharged 6.2-liter V8 engine. Hennessey Performance has developed the V700 upgrade package to squeeze an extra 150 horses out of the Cadillac CTS-V LSA V8, giving it more than 700 horsepower. It was accomplished with the addition of a cold air induction system, smaller supercharger pulley, new engine management system, longer headers, 3-inch exhaust system, high-flow cats, upgraded intercooler, and more aggressive camshafts. The end result?

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Hennessey VENOM GT

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009:

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At the upcoming 2010 Geneva Motor Show, Hennessey Performance will reveal their VENOM GT supercar that holds a twin-turbocharged Corvette ZR1-LS9 engine. The special car tuning performed by Hennessey will give the VENOM GT up to 1,200 bhp with a curb weight just under 2,400 lbs. These are amazing numbers, and you rarely hear of cars that boast a power-to-weight ratio of less than 2.5 to 1. Hennessey Performance based the VENOM GT of the Lotus Exige S chassis, however you can see it has been highly modified. The price for the vehicle including all tuning performed by Hennessey is $600,000 USD, and HPE reported that three orders have already been placed on this limited model.

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