Review 2009 SSC Ultimate Aero

There will be lots of ways that you may define the SSC Ultimate Aero. But it could be summed up this manner. There used to become a time that it must be indeed the best. Simply referred to as world’s fastest car from 2007 to 2010 (and that‘s even verified by no lower than Guinness ! ), It‘s perhaps perhaps one of the boldest automotive creations ever made. Shelby SuperCars, a make of car better known to its replicas of exotic cars, is founded by Jerod Shelby. While by no means connected towards the legendary Carroll Shelby, Jerod have somehow managed to produce a legend of his own, because of his creation, the SSC Ultimate Aero.

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This car traces its roots in 2004, each time a prototype with different Lamborghini Diablo replica chassis was designed with a Corvette C5R engine and also the same 6 speed manual gearbox seen upon the Dodge Viper. Eventually, the SSC Aero was born in 2006. Designed with a Chevrolet small block engine, along side a supercharger that generates as much as 8 psi of boost, It‘s known to supply 1062 horsepower.


General Info
Vehicle Type: Super Sport CoupeBase Price: $970,000.00
Length: 176.2 in. (447.5 cm)Width: 82.7 in. (210 cm)
Height: 43.0 in. (109 cm)Wheel Base: 105.2 in. (267 cm)
Dry Weight: 2750 lbs (1247 kg)Ground Clearance: 4.0 in. (10 cm)
Luggage Capacity: 2.6 cu ftMaximum Seating: 2 people
Engine: SSC Designed V8Displacement: 387.2 cu in
Horsepower: 1287 HPMax RPM: 6075 RPM
Torque: 1112 lb-ft @ 6150 rpmTransmission: 6-Speed Manual
0-60 mph: 2.78 secondsTested Max. Speed: 257.4 mph (414 km/h)

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Performance 2009 SSC Ultimate Aero

More appropriately is that the SSC Ultimate Aero. Essentially a modified version from the Aero, displacement of the same Chevrolet engine was increased to six. 3 liters and supercharger boost was increased to 14 psi. The outcomes were simply unbelievable : almost 1200 horsepower and greater than 1100 Newton meters of torque. Subsequent modifications for example twin-turbos and a brand new engine block, has allowed the output from the Ultimate Aero to extend even further. In 2009, the output was rated at 1287 horsepower, easily the world’s most powerful car engine.

Other modifications result into your 20% increase in engine airflow (leading to better cooling ) and a brand new AeroBrake system using vented slotted discs permit the spoiler assist in slowing the car to some stop. All of those components, because of some sophisticated engineering involving carbon fiber and titanium, among other materials, allow this car to hit the scales at around 1300 kilos, an astounding weight considering its immense power.

Records 2009 SSC Ultimate Aero

How will the SSC Ultimate Aero perform? Well, the natural thing with cars with such gaudy stats is to reach for some really huge feats. Feats for example creating the planet speed record using a production automobile. Prior testing with a NASA facility at Virginia uncovers the Ultimate Aero is proficient at achieving speeds of greater than 250 mph. But in fact, it needs to be sent to some track to test if this got what must be done to beat the Bugatti Veyron’s speed record.

And thus, in September 13 2007, the SSC Ultimate Aero made its run to the record. Using FIA rules of receiving the typical speed from 2 runs in opposite directions, it got a typical top speed of 256 mph, sufficient to obtain the planet record that even Guinness recognizes as legit. This car held the record for almost 3 years till the Super Sport, an updated version from the Veyron, set a 267 mph top speed. There isn‘t any denying the SSC Ultimate Aero’s potential. When the world’s ultimate car, it ought to remain as perhaps one of the best supercars that ever existed.


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