Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 49 (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: 49 (Subsonic)

At 11:43:00 on 22/09/97 Local Time (18:43:00 on 22/09/97 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile618.556 mph (995.442 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre634.77 mph (1021.535 km/h)
Peak Speed635 mph (1021.906 km/h)
Distance Covered11.5 miles (18.5 km)
Direction52 degrees (magnetic)
Wind3 mph (4.8 km/h)


DriverExcellent run. Negative first chute, second chute good.

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