To help you through your Wednesday, we've rounded up two videos of sports cars committing astounding feats of straight-line acceleration that they each claim breaks a record, even though a careful analysis shows that, well, they're kind of stretching the definition.
258 mph just might blow your mind.
If you're a frequent reader of this site, odds are good you've driven pretty fast at one point or another. Maybe you've done 120 or 130 miles per hour. Maybe you've managed to make it up to 155. Maybe you've made it all the way to 180, or even the double nickel. But odds are extremely good that you've never hit 257.7 miles per hour.
At least, as far as your hearing is concerned.
It’s hard to yell, “money ain’t a thing” from a car with a fixed hard top. Thankfully Hennessey Performance has announced that they will offer their Venom GT with a removable top for the 2013 model year.
A Pebble Beach party for the Anglo-Texan supercar.
For a car whose roots lie deep in the heart of Texas, the Hennessey Venom GT hasn't been particularly active on this side of the Atlantic.
As seen from the rear spoiler's POV.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed is over and done with for another year, but it's still fresh enough in our minds for us to post this video of Hennessey's English-built Venom GT kicking ass
and chewing bubble gum
at the festival's hill climb. That said, do we really need an excuse to post a 1,200 horsepower supercar blasting up a hill? No, we do not.