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SSC Tuatara land speed record, Porsche 911 S/T, Ford Bronco Raptor specs: Today's Car News

2 monthes ago   |   By High Gear Media

When it comes to the land speed record for a production car, the honor goes to America's SSC and its Tuatara hypercar. A Tuatara driven by its owner managed to reach a two-way average speed of 295 mph recently, smashing the previous record of 282.9 mph which the same car and driver set a year ago. Porsche is rumored to be working on a modern take...
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SSC Tuatara Goes Quicker Hitting 295 MPH

SSC Tuatara Goes Quicker Hitting 295 MPH

2 monthes ago   |   By Zero 2 Turbo

Back in October of 2020, SSC North America made the headlines when it claimed the Tuatara had averaged 316.11 mph .
However, we all know the initial attempt was tarnished by controversy and the company later admitted those numbers were not entirely accurate.
They did say they would ask one of their customers to have another go and they have done just that!
At the beginning of the year, Larry Caplin drove his Tuatara to the Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds at Space Florida's Shuttle Landing Facility where he averaged 282.9 mph .
Fast forward to May 14, 2022, he came back to one-up his personal...
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SSC Tuatara hits 295 mph, but fails to set new land speed record

SSC Tuatara hits 295 mph, but fails to set new land speed record

2 monthes ago   |   By High Gear Media

The SSC Tuatara and Dr. Larry Caplin were quite possibly on pace to reset the production-vehicle land-speed record they themselves set, according to SSC founder and CEO Jerod Shelby. It didn't happen. An error, which induced hesitation, cost them their chance at breaking the 300-mph barrier during their most recent run. But the car still...
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