The Hennessey Venom GT is without doubt one of the most powerful ( and by powerful we mean downright scary) cars on earth. Why? Because it’s based on a lightweight Lotus Elise chassis and uses a powerful twin-turbo 7.0-litre Chevrolet V8 giving it 1,200 horsepower a monster torque of 1,147 lb-ft to destroy any car that wants to race against it.

In a car that weighs a meager 1200 kg (or 2,645 pounds), so much power results in heart stopping, breathtaking acceleration that makes a pricy Bugatti Veyron Super Sport look like a turtle, as evidenced in the following video:

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