5 Hennessey trucks faster than a Lamborghini
Hennessey Performance Engineering makes fast cars faster. These are the guys who can make you an 850 horsepower Cadillac, a 600 horsepower Lincoln Navigator, or any number of custom Corvettes. But Hennessey also makes trucks faster. While 6×6 versions of the Ram TRX, Ford Raptor and Chevy Silverado certainly make for good headlines, the company’s other trucks have been tearing up the tracks and trails since 1991.
Hennessey makes cars with insane names, like the Camaro Exorcist, Viper Venom, and Venom GT.
While most know Hennessey as a Ford tuner or a Dodge Viper tuner, the company also makes performance-enhancing versions of the Chevy Silverado and Jeep Gladiator.
Chevy Fans, The Goliath 6×6 Is The Baddest On-Road (Or Off-Road) Silverado
The Ram Mammoth got all the attention. But, in 2019, Hennessey lifted the Silverado, added a third axle and made it a six-wheel-drive truck with a long bed and more power and called it the Goliath. It wasn’t cheap, at $375,000, but it has a host of off-road goodies like 37-inch tires and an eight-inch lift that ensure the Goliath won’t get stuck in mud. The Goliath has certainly earned its name.
The Jeep folks aren’t left out
Hennessey Performance asked, “What would happen if we put a Hellcat engine in a Gladiator truck?” The result was the Maximus 1000, a 1,000 horsepower Jeep Gladiator truck that retained the off-road capability of the Jeep. Hennessey said the Gladiator Maximus can hit 60 miles per hour in just 3.9 seconds, which is super fast. Of course, the company had to upgrade the axles, front and rear differentials, driveshafts and beef up the suspension.
Venom 775, the successor to the original Lightning
The Venom 775 is a base Ford F-150 that looks like a Mustang. The F-150 Sport Truck is a supercharged truck with, you guessed it, 775 horsepower. Only 100 of these trucks were made, and if you can find one, it’s a performance bargain and has been marketed as a “TRX killer”, for its sheer grunt. These were two-door sports versions and a raised four-door version. The Hennessey team added a ton of goodies to the truck that also give it a wider stance, a six-inch lift, and 22-inch wheels and tires.
The smallest Raptor, the Ranger VelociRaptor
From 2019 to 2021, Hennessey transformed the Ford Ranger into a smaller Ranger VelociRaptor. The “little” Raptor is powered by 360 horsepower. Compared to other Hennessey mods, the Ranger VelociRaptor is more of a looks and suspension package. It included new engine software, an exhaust, and a coilover suspension upgrade. The truck also came with new bumpers and fender flares and wider tires.
Mammoth TRX is the fastest yet
Hennessey Performance’s Mammoth 900 and 100 trucks have been named the fastest trucks in the world. And, with up to 1,200 horsepower available, it’s easy to see why. Hennessey Performance will sell you a four-wheel-drive or six-wheel-drive version of the Ram TRX truck, if you act fast. To make the Mammoth a gigantic performer on and off-road, Hennessey upgrades almost everything, but primarily focuses on the supercharger and all the parts that put the power to the ground.
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