SSC Ultimate Aero II: A Closer Look

The SSC Ultimate Aero II photos we showed you last month were just a glimpse of the car designed to take the title of "fastest production car" back from the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. Now we've got more detailed shots. » 10/11/10 2:30pm 10/11/10 2:30pm

SSC Ultimate Aero II Has Alien Balls

Based on this first look at the the SSC Ultimate Aero II's rump we have reason to believe this 275-mph supercar may be from another planet. Just look at its "alien balls" exhaust pod. [TopGear] » 9/08/10 5:15pm 9/08/10 5:15pm

SSC Ultimate Aero II Aims For 275 MPH

The SSC Ultimate Aero II, which you saw exclusively first on Jalopnik, is aiming for a Bugatti-besting top speed of 275 mph with the help of a 6.8-liter twin-turbo V8 according to Top Gear. » 9/06/10 12:30pm 9/06/10 12:30pm

2010 Ultimate Aero Still Has $740,000 Price Tag, Throws In One-Piece…

Shelby SuperCars revealed the new-for-2010 $740,000 Ultimate Aero hyper car in Dubai today. The new model accelerates from 0-to-62 in 2.78 seconds, tops out at a blistering 260 MPH and now gets one-piece all-carbon-fiber wheels. Seriously. » 12/17/09 7:20pm 12/17/09 7:20pm

World's Fastest Production Car On Ebay, Priced At A Mere $640,100!

The very same Guinness-verified, "World's Fastest Production Car," official record-breaking, Veyron-besting-with-a-speed-of-256-MPH SSC Ultimate Aero is sitting on eBay right this moment. Unfortunately, there's no "Buy It Now" button. » 3/20/09 7:45am 3/20/09 7:45am

Ultimate Aero EV: SSC Plans To Build World's Fastest Electric…

Shelby SuperCars already has the world's fastest production car title belt, now they're planning to up the ante, introducing the Ultimate Aero EV: The world's fastest electric production car, with a ten minute charge time. » 1/21/09 3:46pm 1/21/09 3:46pm

Shelby SuperCars Makes Ultimate Aero EV Official, Plans 1000 HP Version

News of Shelby SuperCars' intention to build an electric version of its record breaking SSC Ultimate Aero TT leaked out yesterday prompting the company to make the news official. The company expects the SSC Ultimate Aero EV to be ready by late next year, saying that it will initially feature a 500 HP electric motor… » 7/18/08 1:14pm 7/18/08 1:14pm

Guinness Verifies Shelby SuperCars' Production Speed Record

Sorry Bugatti. The dark-beer company that's been tracking the best, fastest and biggest — ever since the company's managing director, Sir Hugh Beaver first argued over which was the fastest game bird in Europe — Guinness World Records has verified the SSC Ultimate Aero as the "Fastest Production Car." As we reported… » 10/08/07 2:45pm 10/08/07 2:45pm

SSC Ultimate Aero Top Speed Run, Now on Video

When Shelby Super Cars' Ultimate Aero made its potentially record-breaking top-speed run in Washington state last week, the company came prepared. A/V geeks set up multiple cameras to catch the twin-turbo, 1183 hp air cutter as it hit a top average speed of 255.83 mph. We've yet to hear from the dark beer types who… » 9/19/07 8:46am 9/19/07 8:46am