Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 33 (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: 33 (Subsonic)

At 09:25:00 on 04/06/97 Local Time (06:25:00 on 04/06/97 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile500 mph (804.65 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre500 mph (804.65 km/h)
Peak Speed540 mph (869.022 km/h)
Distance Covered8 miles (12.9 km)
Direction160 degrees (magnetic)
Wind12 mph (19.3 km/h)
Peak Acceleration1.2 g
Peak Deceleration0.7 g
First Parachute Deployed after4.5 miles (7.24 km)


DriverAnother very good run. Some fishtailing with the tailwind on the limit. Parachute again better.

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