Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 58 (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: 58 (Subsonic)

At 15:36:00 on 06/10/97 Local Time (22:36:00 on 06/10/97 GMT)

Average Speed for measured mile727.86 mph (1171.345 km/h)
Average Speed for measured kilometre730.546 mph (1175.668 km/h)
Peak Speed732 mph (1178.008 km/h)
Distance Covered13 miles (20.9 km)
Direction232 degrees (magnetic)
Wind5 mph (8 km/h)
Peak Acceleration1 g
Peak Deceleration0.9 g


DriverNice day. Good run. Estimated peak at Mach 0.96 to Mach 0.97.

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