Texas-made sports car claims title of world's fastest production car

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 25, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Updated Wednesday, Feb 26 at 8:30 AM

SEALY, Texas -- A Sealy-based company says it has broken the world record for the fastest 2-seater production sports car.

The Hennessey Venom GT reached speeds of 270 miles per hour. The record was set on the space shuttle runway at Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

The car got up to 270 miles per hour in under two and a half miles.

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