2008 Hennessey Venom 700NM Neiman Marcus Special Edition review and pictures

Posted on Tuesday, 18 March 2008 , 08:03:35 byVeronica

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Hennessey Venom 700NM Neiman Marcus Special Edition

Neiman Marcus Direct and Hennessey Performance Engineering have introduced the 2008 Neiman Marcus Special Edition Hennessey Venom 700 Nm. The model will be available for $179.500. On the inside it features specially made details like black and red leather appointments and a numbered limited-edition dash plaque. It is powered by a specially made engine capable of developing 700 horsepower and 645 lb. ft. of torque. This amount of power enables the car to accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 3.3 seconds, from 0 to 150 mph in 15.1 seconds and to reach a top speed of 214 mph. The model will be built as a limited edition and so, only 7 units will see the light of day.

Neiman Marcus Direct announced that it is partnering with Hennessey Performance Engineering to introduce the 2008 Neiman Marcus Special Edition Hennessey Venom 700NM. The 2008 Special Edition Hennessey Venom will be featured in the spring Neiman Marcus Men™s Catalog and will retail for $179.500.
The 2008 Special Edition Hennessey Venom 700NM features jet black paint with a 200-mph tested rear wing and Venom 700NM badges. Inside, custom details include black and red leather appointments, a numbered limited-edition dash plaque, embroidered floor mats and matching luggage. Underhood, there™s a custom engine featuring 700 horsepower with 645 lb-ft torque, that can attain 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds.

"The Venom 700NM offers world-class power, performance and looks in typical Hennessey style. We are very excited about our new partnership with Neiman Marcus.” said John Hennessey, President, Hennessey Performance Engineering. Only seven Venom 700NM Vipers will be made and the price includes one day of high-performance driving school at Lonestar Motorsports Park.

About Hennessey Performance Engineering Hennessey Performance Engineering (HPE) specializes in designing, testing, manufacturing and selling high-performance parts and services for the Dodge Viper SRT10, Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT8, Chrysler 300C SRT8 and Dodge Magnum SRT8 as well as other high performance and exotic brands such as Bentley, AMG Mercedes and Porsche. HPE is completing the construction of the company`s new 30,000 square foot engineering and manufacturing facility at the company`s Lonestar Motorsports Park - a 1/4 mile dragstrip located 45 minutes west of Houston, Texas. HPE is the only aftermarket tuning firm in North America that owns and operates its own vehicle testing track / proving grounds. The company will move to its new facility at the end of 2007.

About Neiman Marcus The Neiman Marcus Group, Inc. operations include the Specialty Retail Stores segment and the Direct Marketing segment. The Specialty Retail Stores segment consists primarily of Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman stores. The Direct Marketing segment conducts both print catalog and online operations under the Neiman Marcus, and Bergdorf Goodman brand names. Information about the Company can be accessed at www.neimanmarcusgroup.com.

Neiman Marcus Limited Edition Hennessey Venom 700NM

Proposed Specifications:

Base Vehicle:
• 2008 Dodge Viper SRT10 Convertible or Hardtop Coupe

Exterior Color:
• Black

Power:
• 700 bhp @ 6,200 rpm
• 645 lb-ft torque @ 5,200 rpm

Estimated Performance:
• 0-60 mph: 3.3 sec.
• 0-100 mph: 7.0 sec.
• 0-150 mph: 15.1 sec.
• Top Speed: 214 mph (hardtop coupe model)

Venom 700NM Engine Upgrade:
• Hennessey Stainless Steel Exhaust System Upgrades
• K&N High-flow Air Filter
• Hennessey High-flow Cylinder Heads
• Hennessey VenomAero Exterior Aerodynamic Upgrades
• Hennessey KW High-Performance Coilover Suspension Upgrade
• Hennessey Lightweight Brake Rotor Upgrade
• Hennessey Shift Knob Upgrade
• Hennessey Custom Leather Interior
• Hennessey Custom Matching Luggage
• Hennessey Lightweight Brake Rotor Upgrade
• Hennessey Lightweight Alloy Wheel Upgrade (19x10 inch front; 20x13 inch rear)
• Hennessey & Venom 700NM Exterior Badges
• Venom 700NM Serial Numbered Limited Edition Dash Plaque
• Hennessey 3 Year / 36,000 Mile Vehicle Warranty
• One Day High-Performance Driving School at Lonestar Motorsports Park

Cost: $179,500 US Dollars