The Hennessey Venom GT made headlines this week by going faster than any road car in history, if only the hypercar wars were that simple. To know the true winner in this battle metal must be tested against metal.
In the next few months, with production of the latest hypercars well under way, this war is about to seriously heat up. Top Gear have already tested the La Ferrari (F70) and McLaren P1 against each other, the episodes are due to air over the next few weeks. Until then we must extrapolate as best we can.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are video’s of the greatest cars man has ever created, the hypercars. The fastest high speed run in history captures the Venom GT running flat out full throttle, a video joined by the best of the P1, LaFerrari and the video game death match of all four hypercars.
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The Ferrari F70, the latest entrant in the Hyper-car category may also be the first ever Hybrid Hyper-car. Ferrari’s latest attempt to blitz the competition is rumoured to combine electric alongside the 7.3 litre V12 creating an all wheel drive (AWD) hybrid hyper-car.
Spy shots of the new prancing horse have been appearing for the last four months as Ferrari tests the F70 on the roads surrounding the Maranello factory. Dressed in the curve hiding camouflage the world will have to wait till the 2013 Geneva Motor Show for the public unveiling.
A number of renderings have also appeared, artists starting with the spy shots and imagining the curves that hide beneath. All of the renderings suggest something very special is brewing at Ferrari.
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