Aug 2018
Press Release
August 15, 2018
SSC North America
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Tuatara Engine Exceeds Design Specifications

West Richland, Washington, USA
August 15, 2018

SSC confirms superior horsepower and engine characteristics, with details coming at Pebble Beach.

Three days after the reveal of the Tuatara engine, SSC is ready to announce that the production-ready power plant will provide the hypercar with performance specifications that far exceed what the engineering team originally set out to achieve. With specific details to be revealed at Pebble Beach 2018, the Tuatara will not only surpass the expectations set by earlier announcements, but also outperform other hypercars competing for top speed and all-around performance.

For updated content on the Tuatara or to learn more about SSC North America, visit www.sscnorthamerica.com.

SSC North America

Founded by Jerod Shelby in 1998 in Richland, Washington, USA, SSC North America is the American hypercar company that created the Ultimate Aero and Tuatara. The Ultimate Aero, previously held the “Fastest Production Car” record, from 2007-2010, after it clocked 256.14 mph. It still stands among the fastest, most versatile supercars on the planet, and has served as the foundation for what would become the Tuatara hypercar. In 2021, the Tuatara reclaimed the world record for SSC, with an average of 282.9 mph, followed by a second test nineteen months later that achieved a top speed of 295.0 mph. SSC North America is producing 100 road legal SSC Tuatara hypercars, with 25 additional non-road legal variants. High-speed, high-downforce, and track versions are available to customers. For more information visit www.sscnorthamerica.com 

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