The record was set on March 25, and the driver is the director of Ford Performance Racing School, Brian Smith. It is achieved a speed of 427,4 km / h. This is less than the specified maximum speed of the vehicle, but is surpassing the previous record set by the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport Vitesse (408,8 km / h).
Venom GT Spyder as plant used 7.0-liter V8 biturbo engine with 1470 hp and 1745 Nm associated with a six-speed manual gearbox. Hundred kilometers to accelerate to 2.5 seconds.
In honor of the new world record, Hennessey will offer three Venom GT Spyder World Record Edition models. Details were not released, but the cost would be $ 1.3 million.