Hennessey Venom GT Spyder at 427kmph is the world's fastest convertible

Shatters Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse's previous record of 254.04mph or 408kmph

Overdrive April 13, 2016 09:21:14 IST
Hennessey Venom GT Spyder at 427kmph is the world's fastest convertible

The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder has set a new record as the fastest convertible on the planet. It set a top speed (Vbox-verified) of 265.6mph or 427kmph. Talk about the ultimate wind in your hair experience! The record was previously held by the Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse, that set a record of 254.04mph or 408kmph.

Hennessey did a single run down the 2.9 mile (4.6km) Naval Air Station runway, in Lemoore, USA. Racelogic’s engineers were present to certify the record. For a Guinness world record, the car should have completed two...

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