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Monday, July 1, 2024

Introducing the Fierce New Challengers: SSC Tuatara Striker and Aggressor

The NEW Challengers - In the realm of high-speed automotive engineering, SSC North America has consistently set new standards for performance and innovation. Their latest offerings, the SSC Tuatara Striker and Tuatara Aggressor, are exemplary models that extend the legacy of the Tuatara, previously celebrated as the world's fastest car. These new variants not only focus on speed but also significantly enhance handling and downforce, making them formidable contenders on both roadways and racetracks.
The Tuatara Striker and Aggressor represent a breakthrough by SSC North America in 2021, setting new standards for performance and innovation in high-speed automotive engineering. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
Jerod Shelby, the visionary Founder and CEO of SSC North America, perfectly encapsulates the Tuatara's multifaceted capabilities by stating, "The Tuatara was designed and built to show force wherever it goes." Whether it's maneuvering through urban streets, accelerating down an airstrip, or navigating the challenging turns of a racetrack, the Tuatara meets and surpasses the highest expectations with remarkable ease and precision.
These new variants not only focus on speed but also significantly enhance handling and downforce, making them formidable contenders on both roads and racetracks. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
The SSC Tuatara Striker and Aggressor are not just about raw power; they feature extensive aerodynamic enhancements. Both models come equipped with a large front splitter, integral dive planes, and finned side rockers. Additionally, the rear of these cars includes an active high-downforce wing, a vertical stabilizer, and a diffuser. These combined features generate a remarkable 1,100 lbs of three times the downforce of the standard Tuatara at 160 mph, ensuring unparalleled stability and control at high speeds.
The SSC Tuatara Striker and Aggressor are not just about raw power; they also feature extensive aerodynamic enhancements. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
Both the Striker and Aggressor are powered by a twin-turbo V8 engine with a 5,900 cc capacity developed by Nelson Racing. This engine, paired with a 7-speed transmission, delivers seamless power and exceptional performance.
The Striker and Aggressor are both propelled by a twin-turbo V8 engine from Nelson Racing, boasting a 5,900 cc capacity and paired with a 7-speed transmission for seamless power and exceptional performance. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
The Striker's engine can produce 1,369 horsepower with 91 octane gasoline (around RON 95) or an astounding 1,774 horsepower with E85 fuel. For those seeking ultimate performance, the Aggressor offers an optional boost to a phenomenal 2,230 horsepower, catering to the most demanding enthusiasts.
Both models come equipped with a large front splitter, integral dive planes, and finned side rockers. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
In addition, drivers can adjust the exhaust system (muffler) to their preferred noise level, whether loud or quiet, ensuring a thrilling auditory experience. It could be said that the Striker is optimized for downforce, while the Aggressor delivers a monstrous power of 2,230 hp.
The rear of these two SSC North America hypercars includes an active high-downforce wing, a vertical stabilizer, and a diffuser. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
Inside, the Tuatara Striker showcases a modified interior with an exposed carbon fiber dashboard and numerous Alcantara options, blending luxury with functionality. The Aggressor, designed explicitly for racing, includes a carbon dashboard, a roll structure, and a five-point racing harness with a special racing seat, underscoring its track-focused nature.
The rear of these two SSC North America hypercars includes an active high-downforce wing, a vertical stabilizer, and a diffuser. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
SSC North America offers almost limitless customization options with the Tuatara Aggressor, enabling owners to tailor performance, appearance, and experience to their preferences. Only ten units of the Aggressor will be produced, making it an exclusive collector's item. In contrast, the Tuatara Striker will have a production run limited to 100 units.
SSC North America will enable Tuatara Aggressor owners to customize performance, appearance, and experience, with only 10 units planned, while the Tuatara Striker will be limited to 100 units in production. (Picture from: MotorAuthority)
Although the prices for these new models are yet to be announced, it is anticipated that they will exceed the standard SSC Tuatara's starting price of approximately 1.6 million US dollars. SSC North America's relentless pursuit of automotive excellence is evident in the Tuatara Striker and Aggressor. These models push the boundaries of speed, design, and performance, setting new benchmarks in the hypercar segment. | Ab3dgPbrgzg |
For those fortunate enough to experience them, the Tuatara Striker and Aggressor promise an unparalleled driving adventure, embodying the pinnacle of automotive innovation and engineering prowess. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | SSC NORTH AMERICA | MOTORAUTHORITY | ID.MOTOR1 ]
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