SSC Tuatara

SSC Tuatara: The world’s new fastest car

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SSC Tuatara hits 331mph speed record & we are stunned

The Shelby SuperCars (SSC), an American private car company, makes its debut in the race for the fastest car in the world. SSC Tuatara became the world's fastest car with a record speed of 331mph that equates to 532.6km/h. This mind-blowing speed is an absolute thrill that equally rooted in Tuatara design.

SSC Tuatara Front View
SSC Tuatara Front View

Furthermore, SSC Tuatara is currently in production at SSC North America facility Richland, Washington. In October 2020, the driver Oliver Webb broke the speed record by driving Tuatara at 331mph.

The Design

The SSC Tuatara is a hypercar at its core. The design and production involve years of research and endless trials. Hence, it requires precision engineering to manufacture such a high-performance vehicle that is road legal. This car gives an unmatched driving experience.

Besides, its aerodynamics takes inspiration from a fighter jet, while its design has simplicity and intensity at its core. The timeless form factor with futuristic profile marks its presence on the road. So, it demands attention wherever it goes.

Furthermore, The body design is done by Jason Castriota, the world's renowned car designer. Every curve on the body is enticing and has aerodynamic qualities that reduce aerodynamic drag.

Also, the butterfly doors open upwards, making the cabin more accessible and stylish. The front and rear deck lids open, and the real excitement begins. These lids show off robust monocoque carbon fiber and also expose the suspension system. The forward deck has a storage compartment. The rear deck opens the door to the marvel of engineering of a powerful power train.

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