Watch This Venom GT Spyder Break The Record For World’s Fastest Convertible At A Filthy 265.6 MPH

by 4 years ago

On March 25, 2016 the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder has set a new world record for open-top sports cars at Naval Air Station Lemoore where Racelogic, the renowned independent speed testing firm, has officially confirmed that a top speed of 265.6 mph (427.3 km/h) was achieved.

The record run was certified by Racelogic technical director, Jim Lau, and witnessed by US Navy Commander Darren Fouts, Air Operations Officer. The Venom GT roadster was driven by Brian Smith.

Did you blink? I blinked and missed the entire run. I guess I’ll watch it again.

[via The Awesomer]

Chris Illuminati is a 5-time published author and recovering a**hole who writes about running, parenting, and professional wrestling.

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