That Time Hennessey Attempted 230 mph in a Viper – Part 1
Hennessey Performance recently grabbed a lot of headlines for hitting 270.49 miles per hour with its 1,244-bhp Venom GT.
But reaching such insane speeds hasn’t always been so easy for the Sealy, TX tuner. Back in 2008, it juiced up a Dodge Viper Competition Coupe with twin turbos and a slew of other hi-po goodies in an attempt to go 230 mph over the course of the Maxton Mile.
Since being introduced for the 1992 model year, the Dodge Viper has been one of the most powerful American cars ever and over the past 20+ years, the Viper become one of the most respected supercars in the world. Although the current Viper definitely harkens back to previous generations for its exterior design, the 2013 […] More »
We all love the Viper but when I came across this older video of a 1999 Dodge Ram 2500 powered by a Cummins Turbo Diesel outrunning a 2nd generation Dodge Viper GTS – it was just too good to pass up for this week’s Black Friday feature. The video below shows a 1999 Dodge Ram […] More »
Forza Horizon is more than a month away but Turn 10, the company responsible for all of the Forza racing games, has slowly been issuing images on their Facebook page of some of the vehicles coming to the first open road Forza racing simulator. Through this pictorial unveiling system via Facebook, Turn 10 has introduced […] More »
Last night at Baylor Hospital in Dallas Texas, 89 year old Carroll Shelby – a man who had as great a hand as any in improving American performance cars over the last 50+ years – passed away after a lengthy battle with pneumonia. Rumors to Mr. Shelby’s passing originally surfaced in late April to which […] More »