Top dog. Man in front. The king. To some manufacturers, the title of "World's Fastest Production Car" is essential to their existence. It may even be worth more than bragging rights. It's marketing, advertising, and pedigree all in one. There are even disputes over who can claim the current title. It wasn’t always…
Well, um, that didn't take long. The people at Guinness World Records have decided to give the "world's fastest production car" title back to the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport today, less than a week after taking it away. It's quite an upset after we've been talking about speed records all week.
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 The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport had held that record since 2010, but it was revoked over the weekend.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…
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
The end-of-the-line Bugatti Veyron Super Sport isn't just the ultimate Bugatti. With a top speed of 268 mph, the 1,200-hp übercar is now also the new fastest production car in the world.
The 2009 SSC Ultimate Aero hopes to maintain the record for fastest production car with a claimed top speed of 270 MPH from the revised super car.