The US company Hennessey put up for sale a copy of the supercar Venom GT, which in 2013 set a world record for the acceleration time to 300 kilometers per hour, breaking the speed line of 13.63 seconds. This achievement has been recorded in the Guinness Book of Records. It is reported portal duPont Registry.
In addition, in the same compartment in February 2014 was a record rate among production cars. On the runway at Kennedy Space Center at Cape Canaveral Venom GT could be dispersed to 435.3 kilometers per hour, which is almost four kilometers per hour faster achieve Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, recorded in 2010.
However, this result was not accepted by the Guinness Book of Records, as the need to achieve to secure the drive track in two directions, and then calculate the average speed of the observers. Guide Space Center, owned by NASA, Hennessey has prohibited driving on the runway in the opposite direction.
Hennessey Venom GT, built on a modified chassis Lotus Elise, is equipped with a seven-liter twin-turbo “eight” power of 1244 horsepower. In all there were 29 instances, the prices of which start at $ 1.2 million.
The cost of a record is kept secret supercar. The Hennessey said that it will be announced only at the request of “the most serious customers».