Move over Buggati, here comes the Shelby Supercars Ultimate Aero TT.
On a closed stretch of highway in Washington State, the Ultimate Aero posted a top speed of 257.11mph (413.83km/h) on its first pass and 254.55mph (409.71km/h) on its return pass to set the new top speed record of 255.83mph (411.76km/h). The speeds were recorded using a series of satellites and several on board sensors, with independent firm Dewetron on hand to monitor progress.Here's the power plant that makes it all possible:
Block and Heads (V-8)
Bore x Stroke:
4.125 x 3.620"
1183 bhp @ 6950 rpm
1094 lb./ft. @ 6150 rpm
Electronic Sequential Port
SAE 5W/30 Fully Synthetic Racing
Sequential, multi-port fuel injection, Twin Turbo Chargers. Dual-Water to Air Intercoolers.
Premium Unleaded - 91 Pump Octane
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