Texas-based tuner Hennessey is back at it again, pushing the performance envelope with its twin-turbocharged Venom GT Spyder. It took the 1451bhp convertible brute to Naval Air Station Lemoore in California where, with its roof off, it stormed to a whopping 265.6mph – a speed verified by data-logging company Racelogic.
On the inside, we see all of the technical bits that make the car perform as intended. Turn the camera 180 degrees to look at the rear firewall in the interior, and the viewer is privy to an organized and cleanly laid-out nest of wires, boxes, and fuses sitting where a passenger seat would be in the street model.
However, as time went on, he decided he wanted to return to his roots, so he found an ad for the DR30, and made a trade for the unregistered car. The car needed a few engine components, which were difficult to find in the states, so Kho slotted in the venerable Nissan SR20 engine, which he says is essentially an updated variant of the engine that initially came in the DR30.