2007 SSC Ultimate Aero 

  • $655k built in USA
  • 2007
  • 1,187 HP 6.3L
 
The aggressive nose is redesigned with enhanced aerodynamics to accommodate the 2009 Ultimate Aero’s higher top speed, and carbon fiber louvers on the side intakes draw in an additional 20% of air into the radiators for improved cooling.
by Top Speed (Dec, 2008)
The improvement in overall performance will widen the already sizeable gap between the Ultimate Aero and its competitors.
by Top Speed (Dec, 2008)

Data points Key details of the SSC Ultimate Aero

Price

Ultimate Aero
$655k
Veyron
$1.50M
Agera R
$1.40M

Horsepower

Ultimate Aero
1,187 HP
Acura NSX
290 HP

In The News From around the web

10
Dec

SSC Ultimate Aero

www.supercars.net
With the engine punched out to 6.5-liters and a boost of 14 psi, 1200 bhp was possible.
After producing numerous prototypes with their own spaceframe and body design, SSC put the Aero into production and called the Ultimate Aero.
10
Dec

SSC Ultimate Aero

www.supercars.net
The aggressive nose is redesigned with enhanced aerodynamics to accommodate the 2009 Ultimate Aero's higher top speed, and carbon fiber louvers on the side intakes draw in an additional 20% of air into the radiators for improved cooling.
WEST RICHLAND, WA (12/10/2008) - After holding the "World’s Fastest Production Car" title for the past year, the Shelby SuperCars' Ultimate Aero is receiving several refinements for the 2009 model year.
16
Dec

2009 SSC Ultimate Aero - Top Speed

www.topspeed.com
A redesigned dash prominently displays sleek, exposed carbon fiber dash halves and inset air vents.
The complete AeroBrakeTM system can be disabled by the push of a button, for town driving or situations where braking and downforce assistance are not necessary.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand SSC
Price $654,500
Type of car Production car
Year 2007

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.82:1
  2. 2: 2.15:1
  3. 3: 1.56:1
  4. 4: 1.21:1
  5. 5: 0.97:1
  6. 6: 0.66:1
Axle ratio 3.44:1

engine

Displacement 6,345 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Supercharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 8.97:1
Bore/stroke 4.13 in / 3.62 in

road tests

Drag coefficient 0.37

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.4 lb/hp
Maximum hp 1,187 HP @ 6,950 RPM
Maximum torque 820 ft-lb @ 6,200 RPM
Max RPM 7,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

suspension, wheels & brakes

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

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,850 lb
Width 82.7 in
Height 43 in
Length 176.2 in
Wheelbase 105.2 in
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