Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 34 (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

DRA, Farnborough, England

Surface TypeTarmac
Course Orientation250
Length1.1 miles (1.8 km)

Run: 34 (Subsonic)

At 14:28:00 on 11/08/97 Local Time (13:28:00 on 11/08/97 GMT)

Peak Speed55 mph (88.512 km/h)
Distance Covered1.1 miles (1.8 km)
Direction250 degrees (magnetic)
Peak Acceleration0.3 g
Peak Deceleration0.2 g


DriverA good shakedown run. One or two minor snags to be sorted out before 3 runs tomorrow
Start CrewWhat a hot, sticky day... When will this weather end? Great to see the car in action again, though!

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