Shelby SuperCars Ultimate Aero TT2007 - ...
Model: Ultimate Aero (2006 - ...)
Wikipedia (Ultimate Aero): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SSC_Ultimate_Aero
The car is designed to use 92-octane gasoline. The 6-speed transmission is readjusted to increase the theoretical top speed to 437 kilometres per hour (272 mph) at 7200 rpm.
Wheels on the base model are sized 460-millimetre (18 in) at the front and 480-millimetre (19 in) at the rear, while the Ultimate Aero TT has wheels an inch larger at each end.
The 2007 models are heavier, with the base model weighing 1,293 kilograms (2,851 lb), and Ultimate version 1,250 kilograms (2,760 lb). Unlike the previous year, base models have a navigation system, 10-speaker audio/CD/DVD system, video/DVD screen, back-up camera, air-conditioning, and trunk space as standard equipment. These come optional on the Ultimate. The first production 2007 Ultimate Aero TT car was sold on eBay for US$431,100. Later cars are expected to cost US$285,000. Only 24 Ultimate Aero TTs were produced from 2006-2007. The Ultimate Aero TT made its international debut on the International Show Circuit in November 2006.
In 2008 models of Ultimate Aero, 4 changes were made:
SSC Ultimate Aero TT'2009 - this is an updated version of the supercar Ultimate Aero TT developed in 2009. The new Ultimate Aero has 15% more power. SSC predicts a top speed of over 270 mph (430 km/h) is possible. In order to prevent the engine from overheating, airflow to the engine has been increased 20% with new carbon fiber louvers. The nose has been redesigned to make the car more aerodynamic, and the interior has been redesigned. The new Aero also has a new AeroBrake system, which is a spoiler that rises up to 8 in (203.2 mm) when the brake is pressed.
SSC Ultimate Aero TT - it is a turbocharged version of the SSC Ultimate Aero released in 2007.
The engine in the base Aero model is the same as the previous year, but the Ultimate Aero has a 6.35 liter (388 cubic inch) engine.