Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 48 (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

Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA

Surface TypeMud Playa
Course Orientation52
Length13 miles (20.9 km)

Run: 48 (Subsonic)

At 16:59:00 on 20/09/97 Local Time (23:59:00 on 20/09/97 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile553.97 mph (891.504 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre553.931 mph (891.441 km/h)
Peak Speed554 mph (891.552 km/h)
Distance Covered11 miles (17.7 km)
Direction52 degrees (magnetic)
Wind3 mph (4.8 km/h)

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