Hennessey Performance Celebrates 25 Years With An 804HP Ford Mustang

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It was 25 years ago this year that Hennessey Performance Engineering first set up shop in Houston, Texas, launching a two-and-a-half-decade campaign of building some of the world’s finest high-performance machinery.

Hennessey’s 25-year anniversary is an occasion worthy of celebration, so the company has come up with this: the 25th Anniversary Edition HPE800 Ford Mustang.

Only 25 units of this special-edition Hennessey Mustang will be produced, with a whopping $99,500 price tag for each. But for the money, you’re getting an all-American pony car with enough grunt to level a mountain: 804 horsepower and 648 lb-ft of torque. That power comes courtesy of the Mustang GT’s factory 5.0-liter V8, abetted by a 2.9-liter supercharger, high-flow carbon-fiber air induction system, axle-back exhaust kit, Hennessey engine calibration, and the necessary fuel pump and injector upgrades.

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Photo: Hennessey Performance Engineering
Photo: Hennessey Performance Engineering

To ensure that all 804 horses make it to the pavement without incident, Hennessey has also taken the liberty of installing its own lightweight H10 wheels – 10-inch front, 11-inch rear – and Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. A 15-inch Brembo front brake upgrade has been fitted, as well, along with a Hennessey/KW Variant 3 lowered suspension kit. Aesthetically, the car’s confidence is bolstered by a CarbonAero front splitter, sideskirts, and rear spoiler, and Hennessey-branded exterior badging, premium floormats, and embroidered headrests.

A special “1 of 25” plaque, 25th anniversary graphics, and a certificate of authenticity leave no doubt as to what you’re driving.

Photo: Hennessey Performance Engineering
Photo: Hennessey Performance Engineering

At nearly $100k, the 25th Anniversary Edition HPE800 Ford Mustang from Hennessey is hardly cheap, but it yielded a 3.1-second 0-to-60 mph time and a 10.7-second quarter-mile in testing.

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That, and it’s a very special, very limited, celebratory car. If you have the means, we might recommend picking one up.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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