Epic 2.7 Million Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution Hypercar Debuts

Texas hypercar producer Hennessey pulled the duvet off the Venom F5 Revolution Coupe, a leaner and meaner model of the Venom F5, first introduced in 2020. Described as an apex predator, the rear-wheel drive Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution is the lightest of its brethren at below 3,000 lbs. Hennessey Chief Engineer, John ‘Heinrocket’ Heinricy, helmed the venture. 

“I led engineering on a few of the most excessive automobiles to come back out of GM, together with the Corvette Z06 and Cadillac CTS-V, however nothing compares to designing, growing, and refining a race automotive for the street just like the Venom F5 Revolution,” Heinricy defined. “From the outset, we designed the Venom F5 hypercar to be ultra-light and monstrously highly effective, with dynamics to match.”

Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution Powertrain

On the heart of the carbon-fiber monocoque chassis is Hennessey’s Fury engine, a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V8 with an astonishing 1,817 bhp. Energy is delivered to the tarmac by means of an automatic single-clutch gearbox. What enhances the Fury powertrain, on this occasion, from different Venom F5 fashions, is a set of track-focused updates, just like the carbon fiber entrance splitter and adjustable rear wing.

Airflow & Downforce

Hennessey fitted the rear wing with particular finish plates that halt high-pressure air on high from spilling beneath. This will increase downforce with out extending the wing’s width. On the identical time, the tip plates generate vortexes that information airflow for improved aerodynamics and stability. In accordance with Hennessey, the rear wing delivers greater than 800 lbs. of downforce at 186 mph (300 km/h) and over 1,400 lbs. kilos of downforce at 249 mph (400 km/h).

In the meantime, the brand new entrance splitter prevents air from passing below the Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution, making a low-pressure vortex beneath the automobile to assist downforce. Dive planes in entrance of the wheels channel airflow to shift the aerodynamic steadiness ahead to enhance turn-in and general grip.

Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution Hypercar.
The roof-mounted air scoop delivers cool air to the Fury engine. Picture: Hennessey Efficiency.

Suspension & Braking

Group Hennessey opted for extra aggressive alignment settings and adjustable dampers that drivers can calibrate on the spot to match the requirements of a given track. New cast alloy wheels make for a bigger contact patch, whereas the carbon-ceramic brakes characteristic muti-piston calipers.

Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution Availability

The Hennessey Venom F5 Revolution Coupe makes its debut on the Miami Motorcar Cavalcade Concours d’Magnificence on January fifteenth, 2023. The track-focused hypercar is proscribed to simply 24 models globally, with a beginning MSRP of two.7 million.

“The brand new Venom F5 Revolution Coupe combines our excellent 1,817 bhp V8 Fury combustion engine with our lightest and most succesful chassis,” stated John Hennessey, firm founder and CEO. “The hypercar, which is astoundingly quick, is at dwelling on a racing circuit the place utmost dealing with is paramount – it presents the nimbleness of a fighter jet, but with a powerplant like a Saturn V rocket!”