SSC Tuatara

The Tuatara is a reptile found in New Zealand. which has the fastest evolving DNA of any animal on the planet. In the same fashion, the SSC Tuatara may be the world’s fastest production car. The SSC Ultimate Aero’s successor, the Tuatara is powered by a twin turbocharged 7.0 liter V-8 that can deliver around 1,350 horsepower.

It has been rumored to be weighing ia a slightly less than 1,200 kg. Though all of the specs are still top secret, SSC is claiming that this extraordinary vehicle can reach 0-60 in 2.8 seconds and has a top speed 275 mph. In 2007 the
Ultimate Aero TT beat the Bugatti Veyron as the world’s fastest production car. The title has since been reclaimed by the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport.

The SSC Tuatara, with all of its unbelievable power and speed look to top this record. The Tuatara was originally supposed to be named the Ultimate Aero II. The creator of this masterpiece, Jason Castrioya is an Italian American designer with quite an impressive resume. He has worked on designs for some top name brands such as Ferrari, Rolls-Royce, Bertone, Pininfarina, and many others. This piece of beautiful work had technically challenging design that ended coming out as a top of the line, powerful vehicle. The exterior of this vehicle has the look of elegance and speed while the interior is still unknown and this is said to be because it is not quite finished. This one of a kind beauty is expected to be 100% finished before the fourth quarter of this year.

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