SSC Tuatara production hypercar breaks cover

Shelby SuperCars or SSC has unveiled the very first production SSC Tuatara hypercar. The company will make 100 examples of the car to sell to the public. Power for the car comes from a twin-turbo 5.9-liter flat-plane crank V8 that makes 1,750 hp on E85 and 1,350 hp on 91 octane.

SSC uses a CIMA 7-speed transmission that is robotized and can change gears in 100 ms. The car weighs 2,750 pounds and was designed with aerodynamics in mind to go fast. Tuatara uses a carbon fiber exterior of the monocoque with exposed carbon fiber seen in various spots.

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