“Venom GT”- world’s fastest car recorded 435 km/hr (270 Miles/hr)

Screenshot_1The US car manufacturer Hennessey developed the world’s fastest car “ Venom GT” with a top speed of an incredible 435 km/hr. The firm set a new record for the fastest car in the world during a test run at the Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.

Venom GT beat the previous best record of 431km/hr set by Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.

About Venom GT

  • Based on Lotus Exige with a 7.0-litre.
  • 927kw twin-turbo V8 wedged between its axles.
  • Though, Venom broke the record of Bugatti, the car’s speed record will not be ratified by Guinness World Records, as Hennessey only completed one run.

To replace the record of Bugatti the book requires cars that run in two directions to account for variables including gradients and wind direction. 

Note: The Bugatti Veyron EB 16.4 is a mid-engined sports car, designed and developed by the Volkswagen Group and manufactured in Molsheim, France by Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S.

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