Thrust SSC - Run Details

Thrust SSC - Run: 60 (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: 60 (Subsonic)

At 18:00:00 on 07/10/97 Local Time (01:00:00 on 08/10/97 GMT)

Peak Speed170 mph (273.581 km/h)
Distance Covered12 miles (19.3 km)
Direction232 degrees (magnetic)


DriverA slow cruise home in the failing light to save towing...

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