Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 18 (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: 18 (Subsonic)

At 16:25:00 on 21/11/96 Local Time (14:25:00 on 21/11/96 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile150 mph (241.395 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre150 mph (241.395 km/h)
Peak Speed304 mph (489.227 km/h)
Distance Covered2.5 miles (4 km)
Direction340 degrees (magnetic)
Wind5 mph (8 km/h)
Peak Acceleration0.7 g
Peak Deceleration0.8 g
First Parachute Deployed after1.5 miles (2.41 km)


DriverAfterburners in and stable

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