January 27, 2021

The 1,750-HP SSC Tuatara Could Be the World’s Fastest Production Car After Secret Record Attempt in Nevada

Hey world, heads up–we might have a new fastest production car on our hands. Hypercar maker SSC closed down a long, straight strip of Nevada highway this weekend for a top speed world record attempt using its 1,750-horsepower Tuatara, and according to one anonymous tipster, they pulled it off. 

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According to the Pahrump Valley Times, the Nevada Department of Transportation confirmed late last week that a section of Highway 160 between Pahrump and Las Vegas would be shut down over the weekend for the record attempt using the SSC Tuatara hypercar. SSC North America planned to use the strip on both Saturday and Sunday, so the newspaper advised motorists to expect delays along the route. 

The weekend has come and gone–did SSC succeed in setting a new record? According to an anonymous tipster who spoke to Carscoops, yes. We’ve got a new

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