The Chevrolet Corvette C6 ZR1-sourced LS9 engine had its displacement bumped to 7.0L from 6.2L, increasing the power output to 1,244bhp. It features the same Ricardo 6-speed manual transmission as the Ford GT and other Venom GT models.
Hennessey claims the 2012 Venom GT is capable of hitting 278 mph (447 km/h) but has failed to reach it in its first attempt in which it managed to do 266 mph (427 km/h). However, it set a world record for 0-186 mph (0-300 km/h) and 0-200 mph (0-322 km/h) acceleration run. In February 2014, the Venom GT managed to record a top speed of 270 mph (435 km/h).
The horse power produced was increased following the 2014 model year.
Need for Speed: Rivals
RCPD - Patrol
|The patrol specification of the Venom GT is unlocked upon completing the rank 20 assignment - "It Ends Now".
RCPD - Undercover
|The undercover specification of the Venom GT is unlocked upon completing the rank 20 assignment - "The Final Test".
RCPD - Enforcer
|The enforcer specification of the Venom GT is unlocked upon completing the rank 20 assignment - "It Ends Here".
Need for Speed: No Limits
The Venom GT appears in Need for Speed: No Limits as part of the "Blackridge Rumble" special event that took place from January 3, 2018 to January 10, 2018. The starting performance rating is 869.