Monday, September 24, 2012


Hennessey's 1,226-BHP-Cadillac-CTS-VR1200 - a performance-tuned-Cadillac CTS-V.

Hennessey's 1,226 horsepower Cadillac CTS-VR Car
 It seems Hennessey's 2013 flagship model will be the VR1200, a 1,226 horsepower beast that's built out from the Cadillac CTS-V. In stock form, the Cadillac looks like this:The 6.2-litre Cadillac CTS-V is a monster muscle car in stock form, putting out 556 horsepower and 551 foot-pounds of torque straight out of the crate. But for those for whom too much is never enough, aftermarket tuner Hennessey Performance has released details of a souped-up "CTS-VR 1200" that brings together every performance upgrade in the Hennessey catalogue to produce an eye-watering 1,226 horsepower and 1,109 foot-pounds of torque.
Hennessey's 1,226-BHP-Cadillac-CTS-VR1200 - a performance-tuned-Cadillac CTS-V.
 Headquartered outside Houston, Texas, Hennessey Performance is a high-end performance tuning company that deals with all the major American brands, as well as a selection of European and Japanese models.
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GREASE N GASOLINE -Hennessey's 1,226-BHP-Cadillac-CTS-VR1200 - a performance-tuned-Cadillac CTS-V.
Here's some of the upgrades involved:
Engine upgrades
427 CID (7.0L) Aluminum V8 Engine
Forged Aluminum Pistons
Forged Steel Connecting Rods
Forged Steel Crankshaft
Balanced and Blueprinted Rotating Assembly
ARP Main Studs & Head Bolts
High Flow Cylinder Heads
Hennessey VR1200 Camshaft
Upgraded Fuel Injectors
Upgraded Fuel System (Includes Lines, Rails, Regulator & Pump)
Twin Ball Bearing, Billet Wheel Precision Turbochargers
Dual Wastegates
Adjustable Boost Controller (800, 1000 & 1226 HP power settings)
Stainless Steel Turbo Downpipes and Exhaust System
Air-to-Water Intercooler
High-Flow Air Induction System
Professional Installation
HPE Engine Management Calibration
Dyno Tuning & Road Testing
Hennessey Exterior Badging
Serial-Numbered Dash & Engine Plaques
3 Year / 36,000 (57,936 km) Mile Limited Warranty
Transmission & Drivetrain Upgrades:
Manual: Centerforce Dual Friction Clutch Upgrade
Automatic: Performance Build & Torque Converter Upgrade (Add US$20,000)
Extreme Duty CV-Shaft Upgrade
Brembo Brake System Upgrades:
15.1 inch Carbon Ceramic Rotors (Front & Rear)
Calipers: 8-Piston (Front); 6-Piston (Rear)
Wheels & Tire Upgrades:
Hennessey Wheels: 20x10 inch (Front); 20x13 inch (Rear)
Michelin Pilot Super Sport Tires: 275/30YR-20 (Front); 345/30YR-20 (Rear)
Suspension Upgrades:
Lowered 1" (Front & Rear)
Upgraded Front and Rear Swaybars
Factory Magnetic Ride Control Tuned by John Heinricy
CarbonAero Widebody Body:
Carbon Fiber Front Splitter
Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser
Carbon Fiber Front Fenders
Carbon Fiber Extractor Hood
Carbon Fiber Rear Fender Flares
Interior Upgrades:
Alcantara Headliner
Carbon Fiber Door Sills
Upgraded Leather & Stitching
Hennessey Embroidered Heardrests
Hennessey Premium Floormats
It sounds ever so slightly angry in this dyno video:


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