SSC Ultimate Aero specifications sheet

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Type: Aluminium Block and Heads (V-8)

Displacement: 387.2

Bore x Stroke: 4.125” x 3.620”

Compression Ratio: 8.975:1

Horsepower: 1183 bhp @ 6950 rpm

Torque: 1094 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 Chargers. Dual-Water to Air Intercoolers

Fuel: Premium Unleaded - 91 Pump Octane

Chassis and Body:

Layout: Mid-Engine/Rear Drive

Body/Frame: Carbon Fiber/Composite/Steel Space Frame


Front: 14.0" Vented Slotted Discs/8-Piston Caliper

Rear: 14.0" Vented Slotted Discs/6-Piston Caliper

Wheels: Forged 3-Piece Alloy

19x9-1/2" Front, 20x13" Rear

Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport PS2

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

Remote, reservoir-adjustable Penske coil-over shocks

Cab Controlled Air Lift

Anti-Roll Bar

Rear: Unequal Length Upper Rocker and Lower A-Arm

Adjustable Coil-Over Springs

Remote, reservoir-adjustable Penske coil-over shocks

Anti-Roll Bar



260-mph Speedometer

8000-rpm Tachometer

Sequential Shift Lights

Horsepower Gauge

Oil Pressure

Water Temperature

Fuel Level



Navigation System

10-Speaker Premium Audio/CD/DVD System

7.5" Video/DVD Screen

Automatic Back-Up Camera


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


Gear Ratio RPM MPH

1st 3.00:1 7200 61.564

2nd 2.15:1 7200 85.903

3rd 1.4545:1 7200 126.976

4th 1.1176:1 7200 165.251

5th 0.8571:1 7200 215.474

6th 0.6452:1 7200 286.272

Final Drive Ratio: 3.44:1

Engine RPM @ 60 Top Gear: 1550

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.

General Data:

Dry Weight: 2,750 lbs.

Weight to Horsepower Ratio (lbs/hp): 2.33 New production record!

Weight distribution F/R:

Front: 42%

Rear: 58%

Wheel Base: 105.2"

Length: 176.2"

Width: 82.7"

Height: 43.0"

Ground Clearance: 4.0"

Trunk Space: 2.6 cu. ft.


Seating Capacity: 2

Headroom: 38.5"

Seat Width: 2 x 19"

Leg Room: 47"

Seat Back Adjustment: 25 Degrees

Seat Travel: 6.0"

Standard Equipment Includes:

  • Air-Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Mirrors
  • Tilt-Steering
  • Cab-Controlled Front Air Lift


Basic Warranty: 1 Year/Unlimited Miles

Powertrain: 1 Year/Unlimited Miles

Rust-through: N/A

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