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Hennessey


Hennessey
Vehicle Modification Company

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A vehicle tuner company founded by John Hennessey in 1991. Regular customer cars & trucks can be given performance modifications, but the company also produces highly modified versions of regular production vehicles under its own marque. Those vehicles include the Velociraptor and Venom GT.

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The following section is an excerpt from Wikipedia's Hennessey Performance Engineering page on 28 March 2020, text available via the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

Hennessey Performance Engineering is an American tuning house specializing in modifying sports and super cars from several brands including Ferrari, Porsche, McLaren, Chevrolet, Dodge, Cadillac, Lotus, Jeep, Ford, GMC, Lincoln and Lexus. Established in 1991 by John Hennessey, their main facility is located 45 minutes west of Houston, Texas. This firm focuses on mechanical component modification for creating high-powered cars. Besides performance automobiles, they also tune sport utility vehicles such as Ford Raptors and Jeep Cherokees. They also work on luxury cars such as Bentleys and muscle cars like the Dodge Charger and Challenger.

Hennessey Special Vehicles

Hennessey owns the recently established Hennessey Special Vehicles division, in which it builds the Hennessey Venom GT sports car line-up. The division is tasked to learn from its experiences with the Venom GT and apply it to the newest variation, the Hennessey Venom F5, which will succeed the Venom GT. All vehicles sold under the division are branded as a regular Hennessey model, despite being built by the division.


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DateArticleAuthor/Source
7 July 2015The 600hp Hennessey 2015 F150 Proves Itself Underrated on the DynoPatrick Rall
9 March 2016751 HP Hennessey Camaro SS Tested to 202.1 MPHHennessey Performance Engineering


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