The World's Fastest Edition (WFE) also alludes to the Venom's 0-300 km/h Guinness World Record.
"The Venom GT is America's supercar and it broke 270 mph (432kph) on the same runway where the Space Shuttle landed at the Kennedy Space Center," said company founder John Hennessey.
"We wanted to offer a special paint scheme that would incorporate the colours of the American flag-the same flag we flew on the Space Shuttle runway. Thus, our special livery package includes a body in white with red and blue stripes."
The Venom GT generates its incredible speed from a simple formula: huge power, minimal weight. The car's 7.0-litre twin-turbo V8 makes 1244bhp (927.6kW) and with only 1244kg (2743 lb) to accelerate, the Venom GT hits the magic 1 bhp/kg mark).
The Venom GT is not only the fastest series-produced road car; it's also the quickest. It holds the Guinness World Record for standing-start acceleration, rocketing from rest to 300 km/h (186 mph) in just 13.63 seconds. Lightweight aluminium construction, carbon-fibre bodywork and featherweight carbon-ceramic brakes all make this power/weight ratio possible.
"We're thrilled about what we achieved at Cape Canaveral with the Venom GT," said Hennessy CEO Don Goldman, "and now the World's Fastest Edition is a living, breathing celebration of that record achievement."
Just three World's Fastest Edition cars are being built and have already been sold at a price of US$1.25 million (AU$1.35 million). This makes the Venom GT WFE not only the fastest, but also one of the rarest supercars ever built.
Further details on these and other Hennessey Performance vehciles can be found at: www.hennesseyperformance.com
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