Hennessey Venom GT Spyder Becomes World’s Fastest Convertible

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The Texas-made Hennessey Venom GT Spyder just became the fastest convertible in the world, hitting speeds of 265.6 mph on a 2.9-mile-long runway at Naval Air Station Lemoore in California, the company said.

“I’ve wanted to test the top speed of our Venom GT Spyder, without the roof, ever since our coupe ran 270.4 mph on the Space Shuttle landing runway at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in 2014,” company founder John Hennessey said in a news release. “This was a great way to validate the technical excellence of our car which includes high-speed stability with an open roof.”

Just watch this thing go:

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