SSC Ultimate Aero and Venom GT unleashed
We head to Nevada in the 1287bhp Ultimate Aero and 1200bhp Venom GT for the ride of our lives...
Posted: 25 Oct 2012
Talking of which brings us to the engine again. Loosely based on a Corvette LS9 from the ZR-1 engine, with the supercharger replaced by two turbochargers, even in Certain Death mode it's still barely ticking over. According to Hennessey, it's been designed and constructed to produce close to 2,000bhp if needed.
Two thousand? "Oh yeah, there's plenty more in there," he says, matter of factly as we pull up at
the truck stop that acts as the holding pen for the cars of the Silver State Challenge.