Is time to say Bye Bye! Veyron, as now the SSC Ultimate Aero Twin Turbo supercar is officially the "World’s Fastest Production Car".

For the new speed record to be accepted by the Guinness Book, Ultimate Aero TT needed to race down the selected course, turn around, and make a second pass in the opposite direction within one hour. This is to negate any discrepancy there may be in the course or conditions. Top speeds from each run are then averaged to obtain the official speed. This method has been used for decades as the benchmark for land speed record attempts.

The Shelby Supercars Ultimate Aero (with 1,183hp) finalized speed testing with a World Record Breaking speed of 255.83 mph/ 411.76 kmh. The first pass was recorded at 257.11 mph/ 413.82 kmh, and the second pass was recorded at 254.55 mph/ 409.71 kmh. The official record was previously held by the Koenigsegg CCX (242 mph). The unofficial record held by the Bugatti Veyron is 253.4 mph.

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badestofthebad  (608) posted on 11.2.2007

bugatti is still the best of the best

steves  (103) posted on 09.19.2007

Is it a production car though? any price range?

steves  (60) posted on 09.18.2007

hmm, i was actually suspecting a higher record

steves  (132) posted on 09.18.2007

Well, at least it doesn’t have a huge turbine in the back

badestofthebad  (608) posted on 09.17.2007

an they also said the limiter was on, i’ve seen the article kid.....and if it was official recording then how com it was never documented.....because it was just a field test....go do ur research

badestofthebad  (4) posted on 09.16.2007

The British television show Top Gear pushed the Bugatti Veyron to its top speed of 407 kph and it is all on video.

badestofthebad  (608) posted on 09.15.2007

i jus dealin wit the facts n the facts state that the bugatti was never OFFICIALLY TESTED, there fore we can’t say whether or not that claimed top speed is correct or as far as iam concerned no one really knows how far a bugatti’s top speed will go cuz no one has pushed it that far as yet....

pdaix  (431) posted on 09.14.2007

I think we got a suspicious one over here smiley

Record are made every day, but I am nto sure what can be considered the fastest production car. May be we should put a minimum number of car produced to limit the competition. Let’s say 1000 cars so that we eliminate the almost unique product like the SSC, SCC or Bugatti.

badestofthebad  (608) posted on 09.14.2007

ummm the bugatti has a unofficial record an also it was never fully tested at its full potential and the unofficial speed of the veyron was actually was 255 to be exact get ur facts strait an until u can prove me other wise this is not the worlds fastest production car

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