@cheethabeast interesting thing is that they didn't want to ruin the design and elegance with a huge screen in the center… so they hid the little screen for the rear facing camera in the rear view mirror, and for the navigation they give you a PDA with Bugatti custom software and navigation in it… I somehow like that, @billybobjoeftw Top speed - 234 mph (378 km/h, 105 m/s) as built in 2004. The new Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is a work of art — true to the founding spirit of Bugatti. But he got spooked by the high-speed wheelspin, so he was replaced by a 71-year-old mate of Jerod's, Chuck Bigelow, who'd never driven the car before the final few tests. The new Aero also has a new AeroBrake system, which is a spoiler which rises up to 200 mm when the brake is pressed. This record comes 10 years after SSC set a record with its first car, the Ultimate Aero. Formerly world record holder of world's fastest production car. The 1,750hp hypercar broke an additional … Considering all that Bugatti have at their disposal compared to Jerod Shelby and his band of 16 engineers you begin to realize the magnitude of their accomplishments.". ha look at them stats at the start the veyron is as fast as the aero but weighs 1500 pounds more. i feel like no effort was made to design it. The Ultimate Aero TT made its international debut on the International Show Circuit in November 2006. A legendary company founded by a remarkable family. Examples include the FerrariP4/5, 599, and 612 Kappa, the Maserati GranTurismo and Birdcage 75th, the Saab PhoeniX, and the Rolls-Royce Hyperion. Lamborghini Aventador SVJ. oh yeah, American cars), while their 'Pride and Joy Veyron" is just that, a straight line only car. A major step in accomplishing the company goal was made on September 13th 2007 when the Ultimate Aero became the World’s Fastest Production Car. He eschewed seatbelts and a helmet, doing the runs in a baseball cap. 241 mph (388 km/h, 108 m/s) after 2005 upgrade. @cheethabeast: Not to mention that the Veyron 16.4 had plastic paddle shifters and half its body was aluminum. In April 2013, the Guinness World Records temporarily disqualified the Veyron's record time for a period of five days due to concerns about electronic speed limiting changing the function of the car, but after investigation reinstated the Veyron as the record holder. Please tell me what this track is called and who did it. SSC was created with the company goal of creating a world class automotive manufacturer. and that is one of the fastest in the world.. it has no navigation system.. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. [15] SSC claimed that the car would be able to accelerate from 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 2.5 seconds, and reach a top speed of 335 km/h (208 mph). In 2009, SSC announced that they would be commencing production of the Ultimate Aero EV, an electrically-powered version of the Ultimate Aero. A renowned car designer, Castriota penned a handful of iconic vehicles and concepts. A major step in accomplishing the company goal was made on September 13th 2007 when the Ultimate Aero became the World's Fastest Production Car. In 2013, SSC introduced the Ultimate Aero XT, which was a special version of the Ultimate Aero that was built to celebrate the end of its production. [2], The SSC Ultimate Aero was not sold with electronic driver aids such as an anti-lock braking system or traction control system, as according to Jerod Shelby, "Early design philosophy on the car was to make it a driver's car. Shelby SuperCars (SSC), is an American supercar company founded in 1999 by automotive enthusiast, Jerod Shelby. The new Bugatti Veyron 16.4 is a work of art -- true to the founding spirit of Bugatti. *********************************************************** Seven years of development culminated in 2007 with the production of the Ultimate Aero. See more of SSC Ultimate Aero on Facebook. The Ultimate Aero TT claimed the Guinness World Records for the fastest production car, after it was officially timed at 410 km/h (254 mph) in Washington. They were the designers and builders of an engine, a transmission, a chassis, an aero and cooling package that were more robust than any other on the planet at opposing the implacable violence of the speed-cubed law of drag. *********************************************************** Bugatti is already a well known name and it has the resources of the biggest automobile company in the world behind it. amazingly, they quoted 1/4 mile 9.95s @ 145mph. The SSC Ultimate Aero is a mid-engined sports car that was produced by SSC North America (formerly known as Shelby SuperCars) from 2004 until 2013. The T 35 was considered a true work of art and also proved to be a commercial success. Technical specifications [ edit ] Engine - Supercharged 6,200 cm 3 Chevrolet Corvette C5-R V8 [3] A drop down menu will appear. People go on and on about how superior the Veyron is. Forgot account? In order to prevent the engine from overheating, airflow to the engine has been increased 20% with new carbon fibre louvres. Pagani struggled to sell his first batch of Zondas, Koenigsegg struggled to sell his first batch of CC8's. This was SSC's first car moron. Still, SSC managed to set a previous record for the world's fastest production car in 2007, when the company's first production car, the Ultimate Aero … you have almost mentioned every cuss word in the book.. i personally dont like the interior of the Veyron at all. In accordance with FIA Speed Records rules it was an average of two runs in opposite directions, 414.31 km/h (257 mph) and 410.24 km/h (255 mph). What does a bunch of punk automotive magazines who have drivers who aren't very good prove? His only qualification was that he wanted to do 200mph before he died. These come optional on the Ultimate. or. [9][needs update] Only 24 Ultimate Aero TTs were produced from 2006–2007. it is not a budget car, now go back to your nissan micra. A 2009 SSC Ultimate Aero, albeit with the new prototype SSC Tuatara gearbox fitted, was able to complete six runs of 0-300 km/h (186 mph) from 15.1 to 15.8 seconds, according to SSC's gear ratio testing results. I wanted a car that you not only throttled with your right foot but at times you could steer with your right foot and a sensor.". or. Most of the components tucked beneath its hood are ingenious innovations that were formerly only deemed possible by visionaries like Ferdinand Piëch. With more than 2 000 victories over a period of almost 10 years in the 1920s and 30s, the T 35 won more races than any other car to date. [10] For 2008, the Ultimate Aero received four updates: In 2009, SSC updated the Ultimate Aero TT, with the new version having an increase in power of 15% over the older model. SSC ULTIMATE AERO: SSC began working on the development of the successor of the SSC Ultimate Aero in 2011. This car featured twin electric motors, claimed to be capable of producing 750 kW (1005 hp) and 1,085 N⋅m (800 ft-lb) of torque through a three-speed automatic transmission. It offers a total of 1,001 HP, and its ample power reserves even at high speeds are the fabric of dreams for luxury-class limousines. It was not an argument of money, you fucking idiot. The Tuatara’s performance far outclasses the Ultimate Aero’s, and it put up the numbers to show it. Comprehensive information about the incredible accel of the 2007 SSC Aero TT. Bugatti practically FORCES you to buy new tires every 5000 miles or so. The new car, named the Tuatara was previewed in concept form at the 2011 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. 680 kW (911 hp) @ 6600 rpm after 2005 upgrade. A 20 km stretch of Route 93 was closed on 21 March 2007 to allow SSC to test the Ultimate Aero TT, but the attempt was called off due to bad weather, and an effort the following day failed due to sub-optimal conditions, with test driver Rick Doria reporting wheelspin at speeds above 300 km/h.[20]. The SSC Ultimate Aero held the title of the production car speed record in the world, according to the Guinness World Records, from 2007 (when it was officially timed at 410 km/h) until the introduction of the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport in 2010. SSC ULTIMATE AERO: SSC's headquarters in Tri-Cities, Washington, is also the hometown of Mr. Shelby and home to his dream. BMW M8 vs 800+ л.с. ", "SSC confident Ultimate Aero TT will be will be world's fastest soon - Autoblog", "It's Official: SSC's Ultimate Aero Speed Record is Validated by Guinness World Records", "Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Super Sport sets land speed record at 267.81 mph (431.00 km/h)! His first-born son, Ettore, founded the company that bears the family name. 1,050 N⋅m (774 ft-lbs) @ 5800 rpm after 2005 upgrade. (Thereby raising the possibility that those two events might have been separated by a very short interval.) — Autoblog", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=SSC_Aero&oldid=984772678, Rear mid-engine, rear-wheel-drive vehicles, Articles with dead external links from March 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with unsourced statements from December 2014, Wikipedia articles in need of updating from October 2020, All Wikipedia articles in need of updating, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 2 liquid-cooled electric motors (Ultimate Aero EV).

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