The Fastest Car In The World: An Explainer

Just what is the fastest car in the world? Over the last few days, no one seems especially sure anymore. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport had held that record since 2010, but it was revoked over the weekend. Now the official title has reverted to the SSC Ultimate Aero — and SSC says their forthcoming Tuatra will be even… » 4/12/13 4:19pm 4/12/13 4:19pm

SSC Humblebrags About Getting The World's Fastest Title Back From…

It was a rough weekend for Bugatti as the Guinness World Records folks announced that the Veyron Super Sport is no longer the world's fastest production car after they discovered it used a deactivated speed limiter not present on the cars sold to the public. The record reverted to the SSC Ultimate Aero, and so SSC took … » 4/10/13 3:16pm 4/10/13 3:16pm

SSC Ultimate Aero II: First Photos Of America's Bugatti Fighter

These exclusive first photos show the SSC Ultimate Aero II, the second generation of America's fastest supercar. It's gotta new look and a new mission: reclaim the title of world's fastest production car from the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport. UPDATE » 9/04/10 1:05am 9/04/10 1:05am

SSC To Challenge Bugatti For New Fastest Production Car?

The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport just snagged the title of "World's Fastest Production Car" away from the American-built SSC Ultimate Aero. Now the folks at Shelby SuperCars are hinting at a new, faster Aero to challenge the German behemoth. » 7/07/10 3:00pm 7/07/10 3:00pm

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 and … » 7/18/08 1:14pm 7/18/08 1:14pm

Jay Leno Drives The 1183-HP SSC Ultimate Aero

Jay Leno may not be hosting Top Gear USA, but he still gets to test-drive all the latest and greatest cars for his Jay's Garage videos. His most recent spin around LA-LA-land was in none other than the fastest car in the world, the SSC Ultimate Aero. We know Jay is a fan of ridiculously overpowered cars, but we were a… » 7/15/08 2:20pm 7/15/08 2:20pm