Road Tests Real world tests of Mustang GT500 Super Snake vs Ultimate Aero TT

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake

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Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake

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TwinRev is not aware of any important advantages of the Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake vs the SSC Ultimate Aero TT.

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Faster top speed 254 mph vs 159 mph 95 more mph; leaves lesser cars in the dust on the straights
Much more powerful engine 1,167 HP @ 6,875 RPM vs 605 HP Around 95% stronger engine
Much more torque 1,097 ft-lb @ 6,150 RPM vs 592 ft-lb More than 85% stronger engine from a stand-still; more acceleration power
A lot faster in the quarter mile 9.9 s vs 12.5 s More than 20% faster at the drag strip
Faster to 60mph 2.78 s vs 3.9 s Around 30% faster to 60mph
More expensive sticker price $585k vs $69k Around 8.5x more expensive harder to own
Significantly lighter curb weight 2,750 lb vs 3,914 lb Around 30% lighter curb weight; less inertia to overcome when accelerating
Higher redline 7,200 RPM vs 6,100 RPM Around 20% more revs
Bigger engine 6,300 cc vs 5,400 cc More than 15% bigger engine

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Mustang GT500 Super Snake  vs
Ultimate Aero TT 
Brand Shelby SSC
Price 68,930 585,000
Type of car Production car Production car
Year 2008-2009 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 6.47 lb/hp 2.36 lb/hp
Maximum hp 605 HP 1,167 HP @ 6,875 RPM
Maximum torque 592 ft-lb 1,097 ft-lb @ 6,150 RPM
Max RPM 6,100 RPM 7,200 RPM
Engine placement Front Mid
Steering system Rack and pinion Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc Disc
Rear brakes Disc Disc
Front wheels 508/? 229 483/? 229
Rear wheels 508/? 254 508/? 318

road tests

Mustang GT500 Super Snake  vs
Ultimate Aero TT 
Top speed 159 mph 254 mph
1/4 mile 12.5 s 9.9 s
0-60mph 3.9 s 2.78 s

transmission

Drivetrain RWD Rear wheel drive
Gearing Traditional Traditional
# of gears 6 6

engine

Displacement 5,400 cc 6,300 cc
Cylinders V8 V8
Fuels
Gas

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,914 lb 2,750 lb
Width 73.9 in 82.7 in
Height 54.5 in 43 in
Length 188 in 176.2 in
Wheelbase 107.1 in 105.2 in
Shelby Mustang GT500 Super Snake
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