The Super-Fast Hennessy Venom GT Visits City Hall (w/Video of It Getting to 186 MPH in 13.63 Seconds at Ellington)
If Mayor Annise Parker endorses -- nay, celebrates -- a street-legal car that went 300 kilometers per hour (that's 186 mph) within the city limits of Houston, then she's obviously encouraging everyone to get out on the Loop and hit triple digits on the speedometer, right?
Photo by city of Houston Mayor Annise Parker looks over the Venom GT with a jealous eye.
Not necessarily, you'll be shocked to learn.
Parker was merely admiring the Hennessey Venom GT parked (illegally) outside City Hall, studying the flashy semi-Batmobile with its 1,244 horses, only the seventh of its type to be built so far.More »