Ultimate Aero Tuatara
Jason Castiota was the one responsible for styling this exotic beauty and the true American
monster made by Shelby supercars (Not having to do anything with Carroll Shelby, who has modified
a wide range of Ford Mustangs and arguably the most famous and glorious race car ever built, the
mid-engined GT40 which won at Le mans during the 1960s)
Now SSC is set to reclaim the manufacturer of the world’s fastest production title from Bugatti
with a brand new supercar, a supercar that will go by the name Tuatara (pronounced twu-tar-ah).
Yes, SSC has taken a page out of Pagani’s book and given its latest supercar a name almost as
strange as Huayra, but there is some reasoning behind the decision.
The name Tuatara was inspired by the Maori word for a lizard found in New Zealand. The Maori '
are the indigenous people of the tiny island nation. The Tuatara lizard boasts the fastest
evolving DNA in the world, and this fast-paced evolution is something SSC’s designers think
their new supercar encapsulates.
As the founder of SSC, Jerod Shelby explains: “Most manufacturers essentially use the same
basic model and body shape for up to 10 years, while only making small refinements to it each
year. After only three years in production with the Ultimate Aero, SSC’s Tuatara is about
to monumentally evolve in the areas of sophistication, design, aerodynamics and shear
all-around performance. We felt that the fastest evolving DNA was a perfect definition of
SSC’s latest project.”
Along with the new name, SSC also released more specs for its upcoming supercar. Its body will
be composed entirely of carbon fiber and wrapped around a chassis made of the same stuff.
The crash structures will be aluminum, however, though the wheels will also be made from
The engine will be a twin-turbocharged 7.0-liter V-8 developing upwards of 1,350 horsepower,
and drive will be sent to the rear wheels via a seven-speed manual transmission -- yes,
like the one Porsche is rumored to be working on for its new 911, or a seven-speed sequential
manual with paddle-shifters.
All done in pen and took 5 hours to do.
But still the best car in A8...
(arab oil tyccons, business CEOs)
Hell, there's that Lycan Hypersport, one of the most expensive cars in the world, at $3.4 million...don't know about any units sold, but a cheaper example of a car made by a company with not much history just as the Lykan...Zenvo ST1...
€660,000...nearly $1 million...and some Arab already got one www.youtube.com/watch?v=it2Umy…
So...it's not impossible to find buyers...you just need to look in the right places
Does it come in dark blue with white and blue leather seats and a powerful V-12 engine?