Road Tests Real world tests of Ultimate Aero TT vs Venom GT

0-60mph

Venom GT
2.5 s

Top speed

Venom GT
270 mph

1/4 mile

Venom GT
9.95 s

Differences What are the advantages of each

Default view of SSC Ultimate Aero TT

Reasons to consider the
SSC Ultimate Aero TT

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Significantly more torque 1,097 ft-lb @ 6,150 RPM vs 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM Around 30% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
Side view of Hennessey Venom GT

Reasons to consider the
Hennessey Venom GT

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More expensive sticker price $950k vs $585k More than 60% more expensive harder to own
Faster top speed 270 mph vs 254 mph 16 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Ultimate Aero TT  vs
Venom GT 
Brand SSC Hennessey
Price 585,000 950,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2007 2010

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.36 lb/hp 2.29 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,167 HP @ 6,875 RPM 1,200 HP @ 6,500 RPM
Maximum torque 1,097 ft-lb @ 6,150 RPM 851 ft-lb @ 4,200 RPM
Max RPM 7,200 RPM 7,200 RPM
Engine placement Mid Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Rear brakes Disc Brembo Disc
Front wheels 483/? 229 265/30 19
Rear wheels 508/? 318 345/30 20

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,750 lb 2,743 lb
Width 82.7 in 77.2 in
Height 43 in 42.5 in
Length 176.2 in 183.3 in
Wheelbase 105.2 in 110.2 in

road tests

Ultimate Aero TT  vs
Venom GT 
Top speed 254 mph 270 mph
1/4 mile 9.9 s 9.95 s
0-60mph 2.78 s 2.5 s

transmission

Drivetrain Rear wheel drive RWD
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6
Axle ratio 3.44:1 3.36:1

engine

Displacement 6,300 cc 6,205 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas
Compression ratio 8.97:1 9.2:1
Bore/stroke 4.13 in / 3.62 in 4.1 in / 3.6 in
Valves per cylinder 2 2
SSC Ultimate Aero TT
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Hennessey Venom GT
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