Video: Jay Leno drives the 2011 Hennessey Venom GT around the track

Jay Leno drives the Hennessey Venom GT

The luckiest car enthusiast in the world recently got behind the Hennessey Venom GT for a quick spin around the track.

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Refresher: Weighing in less than 2,400 pounds, the Hennessey Venom GT is powered by GM”s supercharged 6.2L LS9 V8, which has been modified to produce 725-hp. Hennessey will also offer 1,000-hp and 1,200-hp twin-turbo V8 enginevariants. Mated to a Ricardo 6-speed gearbox, the Venom GT is capable of hitting 0-60 mph in 2.2 seconds and will keep going until it hits 262 mph.

2011 Hennessey Venom GT:

2011 Hennessey Venom GT:

– By: Omar Rana