Hennessey Venom F5 crashes during high-speed test

Hennessey Venom F5 crashes during high-speed test

Venom Crash

The Hennessey Venom F5 hypercar crashed during a high-speed test at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The car was testing a new aerodynamic setup when it lost control at around 250 mph. John Hennessey, the founder of Hennessey Performance, said the car was doing well in the 0-250 mph acceleration test.

But then it lost downforce on the runway, causing the driver to lose control. Luckily, the driver was not hurt in the crash.

Hennessey thanked the first responders and staff at the space center for their quick help. The exact model of the Venom F5 in the crash was not shared. But it shows how strong and safe the car is, even at very high speeds.

Test accident highlights aerodynamic issues

The Venom F5 is a very powerful car. It has a 6.6-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with 1,817 horsepower.

The car can go from 0 to 124 mph in just 4.7 seconds and has a top speed of 311 mph. Hennessey Performance will now examine the test data.

They want to find out why the car lost downforce and crashed. This will help them improve the car’s design for future tests and races. Even with this setback, the Venom F5 is still an amazing car.

It shows the limits of speed and performance that companies like Hennessey are always trying to push.

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