SSC Aero SC/8T Prototype 

  • $239k built in USA
  • 2004
  • 776 HP 6.2L
  • 236 mph
Later cars used a supercharged version with a small block Chevrolet V8.
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For instance, the doors were made with a butterfly design and were air operated.
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Road Tests Real world tests of the SSC Aero SC/8T Prototype

0-60mph

Aero SC/8T Prototype
3.11 s
Nissan 350Z
5.2 s

Top speed

Aero SC/8T Prototype
236 mph
Roadster Base
119 mph
Roadster Sport
124 mph

1/4 mile

Aero SC/8T Prototype
10.2 s
Nissan 350Z
13.8 s
Roadster Base
12.7 s

Data points Key details of the SSC Aero SC/8T Prototype

Price

Aero SC/8T Prototype
$239k
Veneno
$4.106M
Veyron
$1.50M

Horsepower

Aero SC/8T Prototype
776 HP
Nissan 350Z
283 HP
Roadster Base
284 HP

In The News From around the web

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SSC Aero SC/8T Prototype

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In the auction description they described the car as “First of 2 Shelby Super Car Aero prototypes ever made.
SSC in Washington, USA created the Aero SC/8T as the first version of their all-American supercar.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand SSC
Price $239,000
Type of car Concept car
Year 2004
Highest auction price $189k, January 2008

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 3.5 lb/hp
Maximum hp 776 HP @ 6,600 RPM
Maximum torque 739 ft-lb @ 5,800 RPM
Max RPM 7,200 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 6,200 cc
Cylinders V8
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Bore/stroke 3.9 in / 4 in

road tests

Top speed 236 mph
1/4 mile 10.2 s
0-60mph 3.11 s
Drag coefficient 0.32

transmission

Drivetrain Carbon Fibre & Composite Body over Steel Space Frame
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.82:1
  2. 2: 2.47:1
  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

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 241
Rear wheels 483/? 330

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,719 lb
Width 82.7 in
Height 43 in
Length 176.2 in
Wheelbase 105.2 in
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