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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

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