Hennessey Efficiency Plans to Construct $3M, Six-Wheel Drive Grand Tourer

Texas-based specialty efficiency automobile producer Hennessey introduced Undertaking Deep House this week, a mannequin billed because the world’s first six-wheel drive hyper grand touring automobile. No working mannequin or show automobile was proven.

Hennessey says that the electrical automobile (EV) can be powered by six electrical propulsion motors, one in every of every of the automobile’s six wheels. The setup is anticipated to make the automobile “devastatingly quick”, in line with a press launch from the corporate, and provides the automobile 50 p.c extra grip than a conventional sports activities automobile will get from four-wheel drive.

“Hennessey has spent greater than 30 years constructing among the quickest and most fun automobiles on this planet,” Hennessey CEO John Hennessey stated in a press launch. “This mantra will proceed for our subsequent 30 years by introducing the world’s first totally electrified, six-wheel-drive hyper-GT. We consider that ‘Deep House’… might be the world’s quickest accelerating four-seater from zero to 200 mph!”

Hennessey will associate with Shell Pennzoil and Delta Cosworth to develop the electrical powertrain.

“I have been constructing among the world’s quickest accelerating automobiles for many years, but they’ve all the time been performance-limited by mechanical grip,” he continued. “Six-wheeled electrical propulsion is the answer. The know-how is unprecedented on this phase – each forward-thinking and revolutionary. Our design and engineering crew is happy about embracing the long run.”

The EV’s chassis and physique panels can be constructed of light-weight carbon fiber. Gullwing doorways will rise as much as let passengers out and in.

A totally reclining seat is obtainable to the rear passenger.

The grand tourer will seat 4 passengers in a diamond seating association, with the driving force entrance and heart. Two passengers can sit on the edges barely behind the driving force.

The rear seat will supply the passenger the choice to lie flat to evoke a personal jet really feel, in what Hennessey calls the “Very Very Vital Individual place”.

Hennessey has listed the six-wheel drive hyper grand touring automobile with a $3 million price ticket. The corporate plans to cap manufacturing at 105 items.

Hennessey plans to launch “Undertaking Deep House” after development of the the fully-allocated Venom F5 coupe is full. In August, Hennessey introduced closing specs for the F5, which is outfitted with a twin-turbo V8 engine that delivers 1,817 horsepower and 1,617 pound-feet of torque.

Full specs for the brand new electrical hypercar have but to be introduced and manufacturing is deliberate to begin in 2026.

Hennessey is developing the hypercar as a part of its 10-year plan to make three new fashions that can be produced at its Sealy, Texas facility.

The store produces greater than 600 high-performance vehicles and truck every year and has the flexibility to have 50 in progress at a time.