2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT
2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TTSource: private party
Posted: 23 Aug 2006
The first (#001) car of a twenty four (24) car production run, from the American auto manufacture SSC's latest model release of Aero supercars.
The highly anticipated 1180 HP 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero Ã¢â‚¬Å“TT" (Twin-Turbo) is a U.S. legal production car that was specifically designed to surpass the 253 mph top speed record currently held by the Bugatti Veyron. The Ultimate Aero TT will make it's international debut on the International Show Curcuit starting in November 2006, culminating with the world record top-speed competition held in Wolfsburg, Germany in May 2007. The second (#002) of the 24 Ultimate TTÃ¢â‚¬™s will be used by SSC as a media car and is slated to be tested this fall by Motor Trend, Road & Track, Auto Week, Automobile, and the TV show Ã¢â‚¬Å“Top GearÃ¢â‚¬Â. The "TT" production is already underway.
Below are the specifications of the 2007 SSC Ultimate Aero TT.
Type: Aluminium Block and Heads (V-8)
Displacement: 387.2 cu.in.
Bore x Stroke: 4.125 x 3.620"
Compression Ratio: 8.975:1
Horsepower: 1180 bhp @ 6875 rpm
Torque: 961 lb./ft. @ 6150 rpm
Redline: 7200 rpm
Fuel Injection: Electronic Sequential Port
Weight: 422 lbs
Oil: SAE 5W/30 Fully Synthetic Racing
Induction System: Sequential, multi-port fuel injection. Twin Turbo Charger with cab adjustable boost pressure.
6 psi, 15 psi, 26 psi. Dual-forced air innercoolers.
Fuel: Premium Unleaded - 91 Pump Octane
Basic Warranty: 1 Year/Unlimited Miles
Powertrain: 1 Year/Unlimited Miles
Chassis and Body
Layout: Mid-Engine/Rear Drive
Body/Frame: Carbon Fiber/Composite/Steel Space Frame
Front: 14.0" Vented Slotted Discs/6-Piston Calliper
Rear: 14.0" Vented Slotted Discs/6-Piston Calliper
Wheels: Forged 3-Piece Alloy
19x9-1/2" Front, 20x13" Rear
Tires: Michelin Pilot Sports
Front: 235 35 (YR)19
Rear: 335 30 (YR)20
Steering: Rack and Pinion, Assisted
Turns, Lock to Lock: 2.5
Turning Circle: 41.6 ft.
Front: Unequal Length Upper and Lower A-Arms
Coil-Over Springs/Adjustable Tube Shocks
Cab Controlled Air Lift
Rear: Unequal Length Upper Rocker and Lower A-Arm
Horizontally Opposed Adjustable Coil-Over Springs
Adjustable Tube Shocks
The Dynamics of the Aero
Coefficient of drag (Cd): 0.357
Frontal Area: 19.0 square feet
Belly pan: Complete flat belly pan with rear Venturi tunnels.
Dry Weight: 2,750 lbs.
Weight to Horsepower Ratio (lbs/hp): 2.33
Weight distribution F/R:
Wheel Base: 105.2"
Ground Clearance: 4.0"
Trunk Space: 2.6 cu. ft.
Seating Capacity: 2
Seat Width: 2 x 19"
Leg Room: 47"
Seat Bank Adjustment: 25 Degrees"
Seat Travel: 6.0"
0 to 60 mph: 2.78 seconds
1/4 mile: 9.90 seconds at 144 mph
Skidpad: 1.05 g
0 to 100 mph to 0: 11.66
60 mph to 0 (braking): 103 feet
SSC prides itself on delivering very exclusive exotic super cars with unmatched horsepower & performance, while also adding luxury refinements. The Ultimate Aero TT is being introduced with a newly developed revolutionary twin-turbo power plant producing 1180 bhp. ACTUAL wind tunnel testing has proven the Ultimate Aero not only stable at speeds of 250 mph plus, but capable of speeds up to 273 mph. SSC is not selling cars based on drawings & virtual engineering, but has completed development, testing, verification and is now in production. During testing by Road & Track magazine the Ultimate Aero broke the all time Road & Track slalom course record, which had previously been held by the Enzo Ferrari, confirming the successful engineering and design. Our next step . . . the top-speed record for a production car. See Road & Track's quotes about the Ultimate Aero on the SSC website.
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