Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 27 (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: 27 (Subsonic)

At 07:07:00 on 30/05/97 Local Time (04:07:00 on 30/05/97 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile110 mph (177.023 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre110 mph (177.023 km/h)
Peak Speed208 mph (334.734 km/h)
Distance Covered3 miles (4.8 km)
Direction160 degrees (magnetic)
Wind10 mph (16.1 km/h)
Peak Acceleration0.7 g
Peak Deceleration0.2 g


DriverGood run. Car appears very stable. No problems running over old tracks as a test.

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