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Honestly, we were expecting a bit more savagery and noise from the blown mill, but it sounds magnificent, nevertheless.

Behind the wheel was professional racer Oliver Webb who did two opposite runs - clocking top speeds of 301.07 mph and 331.15 mph for an average top speed of 316 mph. On October 10, the Shelby Supercars (SSC) Tuatara—its creator is no relation to Carroll Shelby—has claimed a world production-car record with a 316.11-mph average speed. We came pretty close to meeting the theoretical numbers, which is astonishing to do in a real-world setting on a public road. The company unveiled the first-ever Tuatara to leave the assembly line in February 2020, and it seems SSC is poised to snatch the speed title from Bugatti.
But SSC is not done. On a steady diet of E85 gasoline, the SSC Tuatara … Shelby SuperCars was established in 1998 and is now known as SSC North America. The SSC Tuatara is motivated by a bonkers twin-turbocharged 5.9-liter V8 co-developed with Nelson Racing Engines. Earlier this month, on October 10, SSC North America attempted to set a new speed record by deploying the Tuatara with street tires and running non-race fuel on a straight and open stretch of road just outside Las Vegas.

Not only did it reveal the Tuatara’s ability to achieve maximum velocity, but it gave us a soundbite of that glorious V8 engine. VAT no 918 5617 01

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Reduced-weight carbon fibre seats fitted improving acceleration at the cost of grip. Intake computer for optimum air and fuel delivery. The following is required to complete the event: The white Tuatara was available for purchase between June 26 - July 3 2019 as a 3rd Anniversary offer. The Tuatara…

Your session has expired, please login again. The following is required for races with the Tuatara: The white Tuatara has a body color of Pearlescent SSC White, Carbon Wheels with Gray paint, orange brake calipers, and Dark Gray / Orange interior. Company Number: LP003328 Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT. On October 10, the Shelby Supercars (SSC) Tuatara—its creator is no relation to Carroll Shelby—has claimed a world production-car record with a 316.11-mph average speed.
We’ll have to wait and see.

Painted carbon fibre panels further optimise vehicle weight to improve acceleration. The SSC Tuatara is the brainchild of Jerod Shelby. 845898), Bugatti’s 254mph Veyron Vitesse officially world’s fastest drop-top. Fast road camshaft and double valve springs increases bhp.

In 2006, the automaker unveiled the SSC Ultimate Aero, a car which held the title of the fastest production car. Evolution spec triple disc clutch delivers lightning fast gear change.

The crosswinds are all that prevented us from realising the car's limit.".

Enlarged turbine wheel installed to turbo.

The entire test was monitored and recorded by a special GPS measurement device and 15 satellites while there were two certified witnesses to the entire program.

SSC Tuatara is powered by a twin-turbo 5.9-liter V8 engine with 1726 bhp of max power and has a dry weight of 1,247 kilos.

Install quick shift for faster gear changes. Jerod refers to Jerod Shelby, the 52-year-old founder of SSC. The SSC Tuatara broke three other records.

Its striking profile is futuristic in its function, yet timeless in its form. Power routes through a robotized CIMA seven-speed transmission, capable of shifting gears in less than 100 milliseconds. Influenced by fighter jet aerodynamics and performance, the presence of the Tuatara inspires a sense of both intensity and simplistic design. Evolved variable length inlet manifold dramatically increases bhp. The Tuatara has a lightweight carbon fiber monocoque chassis and body to save weight. The striking body of the Tuatara was designed in collaboration with world renowne… It broke the Veyron’s speed record by breaching the 300-mph barrier. Both Tuataras were usable as the 1st car in the Made In America: American Road Trip - Tulsa Flash 300 Duality Cup event available between August 20-27, 2020. But is it fast enough to recapture the speed crown? Lancer Evolution VII, Pagani Huayra BC Roadster 'Launch Edition', Pagani Huayra BC Roadster 'Drago Viola Edition'. True to form, the Tuatara tips the scales at around 2,750 pounds. Power is produced by a 5.9-litre twin-turbo V8 that revs to 8800rpm and produces 1350bhp on regular fuel and 1750bhp on E85. The Tuatara is now packing a twin-turbocharged 5.9-liter V8 engine, and you can hear it in action as the Tuatara stretches its legs on an empty road. "As I approached 532km/h the Tuatura climbed almost 30km/h within the last five seconds. Variable length intake manifold increases bhp.

Upgraded actuator further enhances turbo boost and bhp. According to SSC, the Tuatara has a top speed of above 300 mph and is the most aerodynamic supercar in production today. As I told Jerod, the car wasn't running our of steam yet. In order to claim an official world record two speed runs must be made in opposing directions within an hour of one another, which is why the Bugatti Chiron Super Sport's mark of 304.77mph set at its Ehra-Lessien test track was not officially recognised.