2013 Hennessey Cadillac VR1200 Twin Turbo Coupe – 1200HP and 1500Nm

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Hennessey has announced their latest creation. It is an insane 2013 Hennessey Cadillac VR1200 Twin Turbo Coupe, where “VR1200” stands for the number of the horsepower.

The 7.0 liter twin-turbocharged V8 produces 1226HP (914 kW) at 6400RPM and 1501Nm (1109 lb-ft) at 4000RPM. 0-100 km/h in 2.9 seconds and a top speed of 389 km/h (242 mph). ¼ mile in 10.2 seconds with 227 km/h (141 mph) terminal speed. The gearbox is manual 6-speed, but with Centerforce Dual Friction Clutch Upgrade to handle all that torque.

Will produce just 12 units, but actually the tuned will offer this VR1200 package for CTS-V sedans and wagons.

Just imagine a station wagon Cadillac with more than 1200HP under the hood!

Check out the full specs below!

2013 Hennessey Cadillac VR1200 Twin Turbo Coupe Specs:


1,226 bhp @ 6,400 rpm (1,066 Rear Wheel HP)

1,109 lb-ft torque @ 4,000 rpm (964 Rear Wheel Torque)

Estimated Performance:

0-60 mph: 2.9 seconds

1/4 Mile: 10.2 @ 141 mph

Top Speed: 242 mph

VR1200 Twin Turbo Upgrade Includes:

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 Mile Limited Warranty

Transmission & Drivetrain Upgrades:

Manual: Centerforce Dual Friction Clutch Upgrade

Automatic: Performance Build & Torque Converter Upgrade (Add $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: 20×10 inch (Front); 20×13 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

Source: HPEdesign