Earlier this 12 months, the SSC Tuatara was revealed on the 2020 Philadelphia Auto Present, earlier than the worldwide pandemic put a halt to any and all automotive exhibits.
Whereas particulars have been scarce, a video posted yesterday on SSC North America exhibits the brutal acceleration that the Tuatara is able to. It looks as if the successor of the SSC Ultimate Aero might need a little bit of punch to it.
The video description doesn’t present particulars of what sort of gas the Tuatara is working on. The engine is alongside the traces of Koenigsegg hypercars like the Jesko in that it’s a multi-fuel succesful unit.
With common 91 octane pump fuel, it’s able to 1,350 HP and 1,280 lbs-ft of torque. If utilizing bio-ethanol E85, that determine jumps to 1,750 HP.
It doesn’t matter what, the twin-turbo 5.9 liter V8 sounds vicious, and the automotive spits flames on the savage upshifts.
Solely 100 SSC Tuatara’s will exist, and all are bought already. As a result of pandemic, nonetheless, not many have reached their homeowners, with whispered rumors stating lower than 10 have been produced to date.
Nevertheless, that doesn’t cease us hypercar and supercar followers having fun with the sight of an American hypercar going from about 40 MPH to over 140 MPH within the area of about 5 seconds.