Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster teased, debuts Aug. 19

Hennessey began deliveries of its Venom F5 hypercar past fall and now the firm is just times out from unveiling a new open up-leading version.

Hennessey on Tuesday introduced a pair of teaser shots for the new Venom F5 Roadster and verified the debut for Aug. 19 at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, one of the leading events of 2022 Monterey Auto Week running Aug. 12-21 in Monterey, California.

No even further facts have been introduced aside from the automobile that includes the very same 6.6-liter twin-turbo V-8 as its coupe sibling, indicating a peak output of 1,542 hp on pump fuel and as substantially as 1,817 on E85. The mighty engine, nicknamed the Fury, is mated to a 7-velocity automatic guide transmission in the Venom F5 and spins the rear wheels only.

Hennessey Venom F5

Hennessey Venom F5

Hennessey Venom F5

Hennessey Venom F5

Assume the Venom F5 Roadster to element a detachable roof panel, just like its Venom GT Spyder predecessor. It is not very clear irrespective of whether any key modifications ended up necessary for getting rid of the roof, while it’s most likely the Venom F5’s bespoke carbon-fiber tub was intended with the roofless choice in intellect.

Functionality of the convertible must match the coupe, indicating -62 mph acceleration in 2.6 seconds or significantly less and a opportunity prime velocity of more than 300 mph. Hennessey quotes a best pace of 311 mph for the coupe, while the optimum the business has taken it is 271.6 mph. That was back again in March and the firm is organizing supplemental runs.

Hennessey will create just 24 examples of the coupe and we are going to possible see a comparable generation operate for the convertible, nevertheless Hennessey hasn’t confirmed this just yet. Apparently, Hennessey has previously hinted at launching a large-downforce design created for brief lap occasions as a substitute of large leading speeds, so we could see even much more variations of the Venom F5 at some level. Remain tuned.

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