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Hennessey Performance Venom GT screams to a record 270 mph: Watch
Hennessey Performance Venom GT screams to a record 270 mph: Watch

The Hennessey Performance Venom GT barreled down the space shuttle landing runway at Kennedy Space Center recently, blazing a speed record -- faster than previous record-setting supercars and faster than the space shuttle when it touches down. The Venom GT hit 270.49 mph. The previous record was the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, which clocked 267.80 mph. The space shuttle touches down at a relatively sedate 225 mph. Video of the record chase was a winner on YouTube with more than 600,000 views as of Tuesday morning. With the Feb. 14 feat, the supercar claims the title of "World's Fastest Production Car" for the U.S., although that's a record Guinness can't...

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