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SSC Tuatara specs

Car type Coupe
Introduced 2019
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Submitted by Thiago_Lins

Powertrain specs

Engine type V8 Twin Turbo
Displacement 5.9 l (360 ci)
Power 1774 ps (1750 bhp / 1305 kw) @ 8800 rpm
Torque 1735 Nm (1280 lb-ft) @ 6800 rpm
Power / liter 301 ps (297 hp)
Transmission 7 speed automatic
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive
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aaayy  4m ago

Here’s a clip of the car doing high-speed runs on a closed stretch of Washington highway.

 


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aaayy  6m ago

This is officially my new favorite hypercar. It’s also the only one of these claimed “300 mph+ cars” that has reached customers. Bugatti’s isn’t due until next year, and Koenigsegg’s hasn’t been delivered yet. Love the engine, love the looks, love the interior.


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aaayy  7m ago

Gotta love that engine :D

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aaayy  7m ago

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God I love this car :D

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HighGear  10m ago

Here are the simulation results for the SSC Tuatara, as requested.

0-30: 1.3s
0-40: 1.7s
0-50: 2.1s
0-60: 2.6s
0-70: 3.0s
0-80: 3.5s
0-90: 3.9s
0-100: 4.4s
0-110: 4.8s
0-120: 5.3s
0-130: 5.8s
0-140: 6.3s
0-150: 6.8s
0-160: 7.2s
0-170: 7.8s
0-180: 8.3s
0-190: 8.9s
0-200: 9.4s
0-250: 13.2s

Top Speed: 305.0 mph


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lafars  1y ago

best looking hypercar? it's at least up there


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HighGear  1y ago

Estimated specifications:
0-60mph: 2.5s
0-100mph: 4.4s
Top Speed: 311mph

SSC claims a 0-60mph of under 2.5s, and the 1/4 mile in under 9.75s.


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HighGear  1y ago

Full specifications for the new Tuatara:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSC_Tuatara
http://www.gizmag.com/ssc-teases-1700-hp/27276/
https://www.sscnorthamerica.com/tuatara

Engine

Type: SSC-designed billet aluminium flat-plane crank V8
Displacement: 5.9 L (360 cu in; 5,900 cc)
Compression Ratio: 8.80:1
Horsepower: 1,350 hp (1,007 kW; 1,369 PS) at 6,800 rpm (Engine is able to produce up to 1,750 hp (1,305 kW; 1,774 PS) at 8,800 rpm on E85 flex fuel)
Torque: 1,280 lb⋅ft (1,735 N⋅m) at 6,800 rpm
Redline: 8,800 rpm
Fuel Injection: Electronic sequential port with dual injection per cylinder
Oil: SAE 5W/30 Fully Synthetic (Racing)
Induction System: Sequential, multi-port fuel injection, twin-turbochargers, dual-water to air intercoolers
Fuel: Premium Unleaded - 91RON pump octane, E85 flex fuel
Weight: 428 lb (194 kg)
Transmission: 7-Speed semi-automatic with robotised shifting mechanism
Clutch: Triple-disc carbon ceramic, zicro'titanium clutch

General data

Wheelbase: 105.2 in (2,672 mm)
Length: 182.4 in (4,633 mm)
Width: 81.3 in (2,065 mm)
Height: 42.0 in (1,067 mm)
Ground Clearance: 4.0 in (102 mm)
Layout: Mid-engined (Aero Direct-Straightline position of engine)
Drivetrain: Longitudinal adjustable optional electrological rear-wheel drive (RWD)
Body/Frame: Carbon-fiber/Carbon-fiber/Aluminium crash structures
Coefficient of Drag (Cd): 0.279
Frontal Area: 18.0 sq. ft.
Brakes (Front): 16.0 inch Vented and slotted carbon ceramic discs with 6-piston calipers
Brakes (Rear): 15.0 inch Vented and slotted carbon ceramic discs with 4-piston calipers
Wheels: Single-piece carbon fiber (19x9-1/2" Front, 20x13" Rear)
Tires: Michelin Pilot Ultra Sport PS2-F1 (245/35 (YR)20 Front, 345/35 (YR)20 Rear)
Steering: Rack & Pinion, Variable electric assist tilt column
Turns - Lock to Lock: 2.5
Turning Circle: 41.6 ft (12.7 m)
Suspension (F/R): Adjustable hydraulic system with unequal length upper and lower A-arms, coil-over springs, remote reservoir-adjustable Penske coil-over shocks, cab controlled air lift, anti-roll bars
Total Dry Weight: 2,750 lb (1,247 kg)


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lafars  1y ago

@fastestlaps, still haven't transferred the updated specs, i assume it doesn't take too long to adjust ;)


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lafars  1y ago

this needs to be updated


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SpeedExotics  3y ago

It will. SSC released a teaser recently.


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tyler  3y ago

Sucks this car is never going to make production.


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Yuri  3y ago

Top speed: 443 kph
0 - 100 kph: 2.5 s


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luckyluke  5y ago

This is another car that should be deleted. As far as i know, there was not a single car produced, not even a functioning prototype.


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S  7y ago

Amazing


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raul  7y ago

I will just be amazed if we ever see one of these powerful US 'veyron killing' motors ever post a proper lap time, as far as I can tell they go really fast in a straight line in the dry and thats about it.

Until I see ONE laptime on a real track from an SSC, venom or something These are the dodge tomahawks of the car world only not nearly as cool as the tomahawk.


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saxy  7y ago

I'll show more interest when they actually make the car work and show what it can do.


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Fangio Man  7y ago

"Did they even started the production?"

No, they did not. As said some posts below the production is set for January 2014. But I personally doubt it will get in production then...


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Piorun  7y ago

Did they even started the production?
I do not belive in American motorization industry. Only Chevrolet doing well lately.

There is also a lot of great tuner companies there... but its kard to produce high-tech stuff in garage.


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Fangio Man  7y ago

And do not even think about how many liters of petrol these 1350, respectively 1700 horses burn while a little joyride. Certainly, a Twin Turbo engine should be more economically then a naturally aspirated engine but average consumption should still be very high (I guess around 25-35 liters).


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dddd  7y ago

"Even" 1350 hp is beyond imagination amount of power...absolutly insane, beyond insane.


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Fangio Man  7y ago

I somewhere read they will make a 1700 hp version, too. That huge amount of power would really be ridiculous in a road car. Even more than the "tiny" 1350 hp claimed...


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Sal30  7y ago

the first customer cars are being delivered next month-jan 2014.


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Fangio Man  7y ago

I guess the car will get in production in... 2016... Yeah, should be accurate...


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FastestLaps  7y ago

So this car is from 2012... yeah right :D

Thiago_Links probably typeo-ed the first digit of introduction year. It should be 3012.


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Flabernat  7y ago

Looks like they're making some real progress on this car.
At least as of 04/24/2013
http://www.sscnorthamerica.com/news-042413.php


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lafars  8y ago

i highly doubt the streamliner would fear any better, despite my idea of how to fix the steering issue it would still be long and have massive blindspots and although engines have gotten more efficent it too would probably drink a lot


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lafars  8y ago

2 x 24 litre engines with 1350hp, definetly not good fuel consumption


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Shaggy  8y ago

@ Famgio Man & lafars: You'd be stopping at every gas station, even the ones across the street from each other, just to top off. :D


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Fangio Man  8y ago

@lafars
...and I do not want to start with the average consumption... :D

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