And now for something completely awesome: the 2010 Hennessey V650 Cadillac CTS-V Sport Wagon doing terrible things to expensive tires. John Hennessey’s love affair with all things Cadillac is no secret; his wife’s daily driver is an HPE700-equipped CTS-V sedan. We’ve also seen Mr. Hennessey’s insatiable lust for showing off his cars embarrassing more expensive metal.
This time, though, the car in question doesn’t need to dust a Porsche off the line to prove its mettle. No, the V650 does a fine job of that on its own. With exhaust cutouts, an increase in boost from 9.5 to 13 psi and a quarter mile of open track ahead of it, the car burns its tires through first and second gears without skipping a beat. If we had to guess, we’d say it could keep going through third, but the tires deserve just a little mercy. Click past the jump to see the madness on film. Continue reading.