FIRST LOOK: Hennessey Venom F5: 1,817bhp, 311mph. Is this the next world's fastest car? | Top Gear

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You’re looking at the first production prototype of the Hennessey Venom F5 – the long-awaited 300mph+,1,817bhp all-American hypercar. Ready for some numbers? 0-62mph time of 2.6 seconds, followed by fireworks: 0-124mph in 4.7s and 0-250mph in 15.5s. That last figure? More than twice as fast as a Bugatti Chiron, and over seven secs quicker than a Koenigsegg Regera – the current 0-250-0mph champ. Target top speed is 311mph. There’s a lot more than that, so let Top Gear Magazine’s Jack Rix walk you around the car with the help of its creator, John Hennessey.

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Comments

Andy Bosch says:

Just go to eralisen and race it there

Brian Strang says:

9:46 to 47. the body work better not look like that on production model. you guys seriously cant refine the composit molds? that lazy? one an done??

bo matt says:

You gotta be trained and obtain a special license to drive the car. That’s just insane.

Acti0n says:

Still would prefer a Chiron at any days, could even daily drive it while that thing probably only holds together a few miles

Lavagreat The great says:

that's very inspired by ferrari

Albert Weedstein The Thug Genius says:

How much do you wanna bet this car maxs out at 270mph and they have to fake a record like hennessey

Skeptical Skeksis says:

So light with a cast iron block.

PuRiFiCaToR100 says:

Koenigsegg: hold my bear…

VIRAL SPIDER says:

Cant wait to see this engine in a supra

BirdogEd says:

TEXAS MADE Super car…”Come and take it!” 😎🇺🇸🗽❤️

Nayoko Kho says:

It looked like a hybrid of Ferrari and McLaren and Lotus……

MR.Uzumaki says:

Maybe fastest on paper 🤣🤣

Kal2019 says:

So wheres the official 311mph run approved by Guinness??

Skrappa RTR says:

At least it’s not a shell car

George Spalding says:

It's kind of ironic when you think about it. Rich young boys will buy these 300 mph cars and never drive them over 200 mph. They will purchase them for bragging rights and to date Instagram girls looking for a sugar daddy.

George Spalding says:

I know a lot of people are wary of what John Hennessy can and cannot do to a high-performance car. Myself, I hope that this car becomes a reality and it becomes a true competitor in the hypercar genre. It's great to see Americans building really good fast cars.

TheSummerSamar says:

Nice, looks like it’s from the early 2000s.

Lampros T says:

Υπομονή και θα δείτε ποιο είναι το ποιο γρήγορο αυτοκίνητο….

Serge Yelchaninov says:

I found it pretty funny that he compared the paddles to a bolt action rifle LOL he probably never shot a bolt action rifleXD

Raed Junior Abu Kartomy says:

If I had the money to ever own a hyper car I would rather own that, than any other hypercar ever

Roscos Grow says:

Hey , I really dig those trainers you had on , what brand were they ?

Skating Chipmunk 101 says:

Looks like a wide body Ferrari on steroids

L'Admin_4624 says:

I will aford this car InchaAllah

David Escalante says:

It should be called the Hennessey Enzo

sir joe says:

There's a lot of Ferrari and lotus design in this car, but looking like a toy from an Easter egg, I mean the way basic shapes have been developed. This is not a negative statement, just a first sight sensation

perry92964 says:

if you had the money to buy one of these cars would you risk your life opening up to 300 mph? one thing goes wrong your probably going to die……just a thought, when your dead it makes no difference how much money you had cause you cant spend a single penny

slowpoke96z28 says:

With the reputation on a worldwide stage now, hopefully he’s got all the shenanigans out of his operation. I’m from Houston and part of the “aftermarket” world. I didn’t know his suspect handling of some customers was so well known all around the world.

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