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SSC Ultimate Aero TT specs

Car type Coupe
Curb weight 1250 kg (2756 lbs)
Power / weight 946 ps (933 bhp) / t
Torque / weight 1186 Nm (874 lb-ft) / t
Introduced 2007
Origin country United States
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Performance

Top speed 411 kph (255 mph)
0 - 100 kph 2.8 s
1/4 mile 9.9 s

Powertrain

Engine type V-8
Displacement 6.3 l (384 ci)
Power 1183 ps (1167 bhp / 870 kw)
Torque 1482 Nm (1093 lb-ft)
Power / liter 188 ps (185 hp)
Transmission 6
Layout middle engine, rear wheel drive
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Blasphemy  6y ago

Link for acceleration comparison between 2007 ssc ultimate aero to and 2013 venom gt. The data is in the summary.

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=3tqhjkK2HVc


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TheBlackStig  8y ago

0-300 12 seconds


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S  8y ago

Only costs 450,000£.


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SUPER9MAN9  9y ago

If you think this is the fastest production car in the world you'd be wrong. The Veyron's back on track and in the lead (commentary referance).


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monkeypop  9y ago

@SSCFrisbee

People want to see tests and reviews. When it doesnt happen they assume there is something to hide when in reality its a simple matter of very limited production with customers waiting on cars.

I have to admit, I'd love to see lap times and reviews of cars like this but I understand why it often does not happen.

But you should consider that breaking some lap records as well as speed records would get the car an amazing amount of positive press. I know this car will handle good but until there is some lap times no one knows how good.


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SSCFrisbee  9y ago

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SSCFrisbee  9y ago

@monkeypop - of the many, many people that post uninformed facts on the internet about SSC, you are one of the very few that is mostly accurate. Thanks! For those interested in seeing some unofficial testing videos on SSC's acceleration, you can find a 0-200mph testing video on our Youtube. Each of 6 0-200mph gear ratio test runs clocked in under 16 seconds (unofficially).


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Iridium  9y ago

The fact we still haven't seen any decent independent tests (with the numbers such as acceleration being verified) of these cars, tells the tale.


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Spoon  9y ago

Except that the tested car was no fully production spec. Rubber being used being one of the many witnesses.


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ASSHOLELA  9y ago

I've stumbled on the video of SSC's record run VGPS screen on dewtron.com, don't know whether its still there,
http://www.dewetron.com/us/products/sensors/dewe-vgps-200c/overview/
but heres the screen uploaded on youtube:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gGEL7VQy-D0
Comprehensive information about the incredible accel of the 2007 SSC Aero TT.
amazingly, they quoted 1/4 mile 9.95s @ 145mph. The record run version did 150mph in just 8.4s, 1/4 mile 9.5s @ 162mph est .
And this car hit 400kmh (30s) even before the veyron got anywhere near 340kmh.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

i remember that video.
Aren't the magnesium wheels lighter than the carbon ones? I am not sure about the strength of them.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

Yeah but the veyron and enzo have ran in other tracks other than the top gear track.
How can anyone not expect criticism when big news is made for breaking the top speed record but then that's all they do?


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monkeypop  9y ago

Yup, they sure did. I remember the enzo went for a long, long time without any laps and it was finally a owners car that was run around the nurburgring.

We wont see laps until some owner forks over his personal car or the company catches up with the backlog.. they arent going to fork over a car that is being built for a customer. That simple. It sure as hell isnt because SSC doubts what it can do.

I remember seeing a SSC beat out a veyron in a drag race quite a while ago in a video. Two of the rich sultans (or whatever they are) supposedly ordered Aeros after seeing this. I bet both of those guys are still waiting for their car to be built.

The rims they are using are amazing. They weigh half what typical alloy racing wheels do. That amounts to a hell of a lot less unsprung weight. I'd hate to see the price tag on these suckers. Check em out..
http://carbonrev.com/


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E  9y ago

Didn't Top Gear need to resort to "bribing" Veyron/Enzo owners just to test the cars (Enzo guy had his book advertized). This car is more rare and more obscure than those two.


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monkeypop  9y ago

"So, i am not saying that it's numbers aren't good cause they are I am saying that if the company felt that they're car is capable then they would've done something by now."

As I already explained.. the company has a backlog of orders for the car. Each car is custom made.. do you expect them to hand over a custom made customers car to some car reviewer? To do so would be bad business, as soon as the car is built it goes to the customer. That is why there arent any lap times.. its not because the company is scared to hand it over for review. This happens all the time with small companies that custom build each car for a certain customer.

As I already said, the car has all the elements and posts all the numbers to indicate it will handle well. You saying it doesnt is pure unfounded speculation.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

oh by the way, the rs2000 was a beast!!! 600hp from the factory, it was so quick. out accelerated all the bikes coming out the turns. I forget the guys name but he was some rich guy from La Canada.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

You know that it takes more than slalom, acceleration braking etc to run impressive laps around "any" track. I seriously don't think this car can in any track in the u.s., we are excluding ovals cause they don't count. After this many years you would expect to see some sort of numbers. Please don't say that it's cause it's expensive.
There are tons of weekend warriors running around willow springs and some unfortunately end up crashing there Italian made cars.Ways back I met a guy who would race up the crest with his ford rs2000, which he shipped from europe.
So, i am not saying that it's numbers aren't good cause they are I am saying that if the company felt that they're car is capable then they would've done something by now.


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monkeypop  9y ago

Seriously guy, your conclusion that this is only good in a strait line is unfounded. The reasons you provide for your claim are just silly.

The car isnt designed just for top speed. Most of its features are more for handling that top speed. It features the first all carbon fiber wheels in the world.. which results in far less unsprung weight.. and wait for it.. better handling. The weight of the wheels has nothing to do with its top speed. The handling features of the car are too many to babble about here.

You basically say "it hasnt went around the ring, that makes it a piece of crap". Thats just silly and stupid.

All the numbers and features of the car say it will handle well. A review by top gear, who actually drove the car says it handles very well. It stops faster than a ZR1, pulls higher slalom/skidpad numbers than a enzo, probably has less unsprung weight than any other car out there and you somehow think that will translate into a car thats only good in a strait line?

You keep insisting that its a piece of crap and wont handle simply because there are no lap times here. Then you have the nerve to call me ignorant.. seriously? Your reasons for saying the car is crap are the most ignorant and unfounded dribble I've ever heard.


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monkeypop  9y ago

"Thinking a car has a good slalom speed and top speed it will go around a track just as fast as its competitors is ignorant."

Its light weight, posts great numbers on the skidpad, slalom and brakes very well. Top gear commented on how well it handled. You saying its a piece of crap thats only good in strait lines is whats ignorant.

I am not saying this is the best handling car in the world. But every indication is that it will handle very well. You seem think it cant.. thats your unfounded and ignorant conclusion. Its perfectly reasonable to assume this car will handle well.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

This weekend is the Le Mans 1000km of Spa-Francorchamps.
Saturday at 8:05am-2:05pm Eastern time.
If you want to watch it you can catch it streaming live on:
http://www.race-rally.be/2011/1000km2011/multimedia.aspx?t=1&sm=10


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

I know it sucks. These 3 series stream the races online.
Don't know if you know about these websites or not but give them a try.

http://www.gt1world.com/
http://blancpain-endurance-series.com/index2.php
http://gt3europe.com/


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Apathy  9y ago

GT2/3 stuff, yeah.

But they air very little unfortunately...


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

what i should've asked is, do you follow any type of racing?


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

yeah i got ya.Do you watch any motorcycle or auto racing live or on tv?


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Apathy  9y ago

I mean something that is more track hardened. A C6 Z06 with Better tires, less weight, aero features (an ugly front splitter and large wing, lol), etc. Something that's packaged like the more track-oriented cars out there.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

I agree Mosler doesn't get any respect at all across the pond.
Well Corvette chased all the competition out of GT1 in the alms and lemans series and dominated the 24hrs du mans.
Or did you mean something like this?

http://www.corvetteblogger.com/2008/5/16/GM-Red-Flags-Corvettes-Le-Mans-Evo-C7R-Racer/


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Apathy  9y ago

I've said for years that it would be interesting if GM made a more track dedicated version of the corvette, something comparable to a GT3 RS.

But, if you want an American supercar, look no further than Mosler. They are ignored by most, their cars are some of the quickest to go around a track. They have the VIR record but haven't done so well in Europe by their magazine testers (my guess is bias honestly). They have also done very well in amateur racing series'.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

Potential yes it does, just my opinion that it wouldn't do great on a track test. I guess it's cause they've been around for a few yrs and we haven't seen track times.
The Viper & Vette have beaten majority of the supercars out there at the Ring but to many they're only considered sports cars, lacking in the plush interior. I just wish there was an American supercar company that would go out there and show them.


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Apathy  9y ago

What is your point vette?

The car has the potential. The chassis and grip are there. We won't know for certain, but you can't draw the conclusion that it's great or garbage without any lap times. It works both ways.


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gt1bbvette  9y ago

Thinking a car has a good slalom speed and top speed it will go around a track just as fast as its competitors is ignorant.
Have you ever driven around a track, in the canyons or just race against someone, not in a straight line? You push the car more cause you want to win or you want a faster time than the other person.