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Hennessey VR1200: Fastest Cadillac CTS-V Ever at 220 MPH

What’s the next step on your journey once you’ve tuned the Cadillac CTS-V to have as much power as a Bugatti? To drive it really fast, of course!
Hennessey Performance recently took their monster twin-turbo CTS-V coupe to the SH130 toll road near Austin, Texas, planted the right foot deep into the carpet and got to 220.5 mph (354.86 km/h). This makes it the fastest Cadillac CTS-V ever, but it really does sound like the car didn’t work up a sweat doing it.

The Texan tuner says the VR1200 will actually do zero to 60 in 2.9 seconds and a quarter mile run of 10.2 seconds at 141 mph don’t impress you, will actually top out at 242 mph (389.46 km/h).

Only 12 of these cars will ever be built, all featuring a twin-turbo system that boosts the V8 to 1,226 hp and 1,109 pound-feet of torque. Besides the 7-liter aluminum tuned V8, the VR1200 also comes a rebuilt transmission and drivetrain, Brembo brakes with 8-piston calipers at the front, upgraded suspension, a widebody kit and a carbon fiber interior.
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About the author: Mihnea Radu
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Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida.
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