Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 17 (Subsonic)

Thrust SSC

Twin Rolls-Royce Spey powered jet-car

Power110000 hp (82027 kW)
Thrust50000 lbs (22680 kg)
Fuel Consumption4 Imperial gallons per second
4.8 US gallons per second
18.18 litres per second
0 to 60 mph2.5 seconds
0 to 100 mph4 seconds
0 to 600 mph16 seconds

Jafr Desert, Jordan

Surface TypeMud Playa
Course Orientation160
Length10 miles (16.1 km)

Run: 17 (Subsonic)

At 15:50:00 on 16/11/96 Local Time (13:50:00 on 16/11/96 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile55 mph (88.512 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre55 mph (88.512 km/h)
Peak Speed110 mph (177.023 km/h)
Distance Covered1 miles (1.6 km)
Direction340 degrees (magnetic)
Wind10 mph (16.1 km/h)
Peak Acceleration0.5 g
Peak Deceleration0.4 g


Start TeamGreat dust cloud with the setting sun shining through

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