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Hennessey Venom F5 7.6-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine block

Aftermarket Lends Hennessey Venom F5 Engine a Boost

*See the engine close up in the photos below

The brand new Hennessey Venom F5 7.6-liter twin-turbo V-8 engine block debuted during Monterey Car Week in California. The billet aluminum machined block with steel cylinder sleeves produces 1,300 lb-ft torque at 4,400 rpm, and a 9.3:1 compression ratio.

See the engine in the above campaign video by Hennessey.

The engine features precision ball bearing twin turbos by Precision Turbo with billet compressor wheels, stainless steel turbo headers, and a dry sump oiling system. Burns Stainless provided the exhaust tubing.

Shell and Pennzoil teamed up with Hennessey Special Vehicles to bring the Hennessey Venom F5 to The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, to unveil much sought-after engine details since its first industry introduction last fall.

John Hennessey, founder of Hennessey, spoke at the event.

"With a custom-built Hennessey 7.6 Liter Twin Turbo V8 engine capable of achieving more than 1,600 bhp at 7,200 rpm (24 psi boost pressure) and Shell and Pennzoil powering and protecting this powerhouse, we're feeling confident in our quest to set new records in 2019."

Shell and Pennzoil have been working with John Hennessey for almost five years. More than two years ago, they joined up to co-engineer the Venom F5. The hypercar has been designed and built with the goal of being the fastest car on earth, according to Hennessey.

Hennessey will rely on Pennzoil Platinum 10W-60 Full Synthetic motor oil and Shell V-Power NiTRO+ Premium Gasoline in the Venom F5

There are currently 15 confirmed orders for the Venom F5. Only 24 models are planned for production.