16 Dec 2020: Hennessey Venom F5 hypercar, with an 1,817hp V8 engine, revealed
American automaker Hennessey has revealed its super-exclusive hypercar, the Venom F5. Its production will be limited to 24 units and deliveries will commence in 2021.
As for the highlights, the Venom F5 has a sporty look and features a minimalist cabin. It runs on a 1,817hp, 6.6-liter V8 engine and can clock a top-speed of 500km/h.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: Hennessey Venom F5: At a glance
Hennessey Venom F5 is built on a carbon fiber monocoque chassis and features a wide air dam, sleek headlamps, and carbon fiber body panels.
The car is flanked by massive air intakes, sleek ORVMs, 19-inch forged aluminium front wheels, and 20-inch rear wheels.
The company is also offering a dedicated 'Track Pack,' which adds a more aggressive front splitter and a rear wing.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
Hennessey Venom F5 has a driver-focused cabin with leather trims on the doors, dashboard, and seats. The carbon fiber steering wheel is inspired by F1 cars and features tactile controls for lights, turn signals, and windscreen wipers.
The hypercar also houses a 7.0-inch instrument display cluster and offers support for Bluetooth, stereo functionality, Apple CarPlay, as well as Android Auto.
Engine: Under the hood
The Hennessey Venom F5 runs on a 6.6-liter, twin-turbocharged, V8 engine that comes mated to a 7-speed semi-automatic gearbox. The mill generates 1,817hp of power and 1,617Nm of peak torque. It also gets five driving modes: Sport, Track, Drag, Wet, and F5.
According to the company, the car can sprint from 0-100km/h in just 2.6 seconds and can clock a top-speed of 500km/h.
Fact: What about the pricing?
Deliveries of the Hennessey Venom F5 hypercar will commence sometime in 2021. As for the pocket-pinch, the premium vehicle carries a starting price-tag of $2.1 million (approximately Rs. 15 crore) and only 24 units will be produced.