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28/10/20: SSC responds to 331mph video accusations → www.topgear.com/car-news/ssc-responds-331mph-video-accusations
29/10/20: Update and SSC statement → www.topgear.com/car-news/ssc-responds-331mph-video-accusations
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Top Gear
Top Gear Month ago
Update: SSC responds to 331mph video accusations. We speak to Jerod Shelby, CEO of SSC www.topgear.com/car-news/ssc-responds-331mph-video-accusations
Acti0n
Acti0n 25 days ago
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Acti0n
Acti0n 25 days ago
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B Rush
B Rush 27 days ago
Gearing sound frequency will change dependant upon how hard you move through them. Do a sound analysis of the video below, where the Tuatara hits 242mph on a short airport runway. ruvid.net/video/video-DQkMTqI3ZIc.html In the video 0:22 to 0:25 is the Tuatara covers .2 miles, going off of the measurement tool on Google maps. East Oregon Regional Airport runway 25, starting at the runway marking 45.6954712, -118.8368107 to 45.6954691, -118.8407200 this comes out to a speed of 240 mph, www.calculatorsoup.com/calculators/math/speed-distance-time-calculator.php So if it covers .2 miles in 3 seconds it equates to 240mph, which lines up with the claim it reached 242mph in just over .5 miles on runway 25 at that airport. The car can definitely hit +300mph when given more room, during a Vmax run. Listen to the gears during the race, starting in 1st he shifts 4 times, ending the race in 5th gear, at +240mph. This falls directly in line with the numbers provided by Mr. Shelby (which I have provided below) Tuatara (Top Speed Model) Tech Specs Ratios/Speed, using the 2.92 final-drive ratio Gear Ratios/Top Speed (Gears 1-6 have 8,800 RPM REV LIMIT) 1st Gear: 3.133 / 80.56 MPH 2nd Gear: 2.100 / 120.18 MPH 3rd Gear: 1.520 / 166.04 MPH 4th Gear: 1.172 / 215.34 MPH 5th Gear: .941 / 268.21 MPH 6th Gear: .757 / 333.4 MPH @8800 * 7th Gear: .625 / 353.33 MPH (Estimated max @7,700RPM in 7th gear - Designed as mainly an overdrive highway cruising gear) The Tuatara did reach over 300mph, the video is just edited at a 6th grade video class level. They (SSC) have other videos on their channel showing how hard this car can pull, watch the street lines and listen to the engine note. They would NOT need to fake a 300mph run, especially with ALL the money and time they put into setting up the event and all the filming collaboration.
Capt Mifune
Capt Mifune 28 days ago
@Complex One Keep telling yourself that, if it makes you sleep better at night lol Americans are so easily fooled xD
Complex One
Complex One 29 days ago
and the car still can go faster they just wanted to break the record...lol
Brian O'Conner
Brian O'Conner 5 minutes ago
So they just decided to say fuck off air resistance (drag) and let’s just keep accelerating like hell. What a joke attempt
ollie vloGS
ollie vloGS 3 hours ago
It must suck to be caught lying about a top speed record
alex1336
alex1336 15 hours ago
Look at 1:16 ruvid.net/video/video-N22JfNHiC1k.html you clearly see 294 mph on the dashboard.... and the other screen says 317.686 mph..
Dr: Monster
Dr: Monster Day ago
The perfect car for Joe Biden
1911doc
1911doc Day ago
fake...
aXe m
aXe m Day ago
Hmmm... by far the fastest and the best looking. All those of the past (Bugatti, Koenigseg, La Ferrari, et all) can lick the tire shreds of this amazing vehicle. Be honest with yourselves for a moment... it was only a matter of time until the aerospace masters (and the best of the mechanical engineering divs) took control of the "elite/hyper" automobile industry. Lockheed, Boeing, Space-X, etc. have had their focus elsewhere but in their spare time, those types will churn out American-made *superlative*cars which will prove to be the best Earth. This is the first of many. Ferrari has the best chance of lasting long due to its name's legacy, along with its "unique" paint color, but even that company will eventually fall. The new age of engineering will dominate. Eat ass you Euro-fruits! BAHHAHAHAH!!!! BAHJAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!.....(I actually have zero problems with either Europeans or Americans but I figured this comment would rustle some feathers).
Stassji
Stassji 2 days ago
Hit the brakes, Jack, at 500. 😂😂😂😂🤌🏻🤌🏻😏
pumpkineater23
pumpkineater23 2 days ago
Fake.
Reagan Maharaj
Reagan Maharaj 2 days ago
Impossible the struggled to go to 190MPH then accelerates to 300MPH how?
Ben Tar
Ben Tar 2 days ago
Fake
skydog 002
skydog 002 2 days ago
I say its fake. The background is not moving very fast. Even at 200 Kmp the background would be blurred.
skylerelax
skylerelax 3 days ago
I don’t care if it’s fake, the car is way sexier than any Bugatti.
Eric Finding
Eric Finding 3 days ago
Bugatti and Koenigsegg are laughing hard on their asses.
Andrew Paswaters
Andrew Paswaters 3 days ago
It is fake
Asiakassi 552
Asiakassi 552 4 days ago
Why would one lie? The truth will come out sooner or later anyways.
R_A_V_E_N
R_A_V_E_N 4 days ago
Ile?
matty4z
matty4z 4 days ago
Im curious about the wheel make and design to get to them upto speed without exploding
Fan Mxnyy proszenie o moda ban
koneang the best car in the warszawa XDDDa
Jester
Jester 5 days ago
Fast
Dosama
Dosama 5 days ago
Fake
Mahdi Malaklu
Mahdi Malaklu 5 days ago
Woooow men. Wowww
IshrakPROGamer
IshrakPROGamer 5 days ago
Bugatti: Ay ay we broke the speed record with our latest finely engineered Buggati Chiron Supersport 300+ Koenigsegg: HAh we broke ur record with the Koenigsegg Jesko. *SSC Has entered the chat* Buggati and Koenigsegg: Ah shit....
IshrakPROGamer
IshrakPROGamer 2 days ago
@R32ONP idk I hope buggati is coming up with a new car they didnt even roll The chiron 300+ ou
R32ONP
R32ONP 3 days ago
Jesko hasnt beaten any records
Jay Money 420
Jay Money 420 6 days ago
The RPM’s and the speed don’t seem to match up... 331mph and the engine isn’t screaming ? Seems fishy.
Kyle Easter
Kyle Easter 7 days ago
1:16 the dial clearly says 298 or atleast 29x (something) when the "telemetry" says 318... Whoever tried to blur the speedo inside the car did a pretty bad job at it.
Matthew Holcomb
Matthew Holcomb 7 days ago
Wow 150 plus is nuts.
Kareem Salessi
Kareem Salessi 7 days ago
1:22 Looking at the windshield-view, I think it did exactly 330mph, just one mile off !!!! Guaranteed !!!!
sibtain ali
sibtain ali 8 days ago
Shame on you You guys have lost your credebility.
Fenyr`z Polestar
Fenyr`z Polestar 8 days ago
Chiron super sport: how cute
ZuMbauY
ZuMbauY 8 days ago
Imagine deer 🦌 appears on the road
life
life 3 days ago
oh shit
Kareem Salessi
Kareem Salessi 7 days ago
Even a passing rodent/snake under one tire could be fatal!!!!
Screaming Pistons
As fake as devil 16 🤣🤣🤣
R32ONP
R32ONP 3 days ago
A little better atleast this one hits some speed 🤣🤣
David Hill
David Hill 8 days ago
Fake news !
Goran Sasic
Goran Sasic 8 days ago
High quality video and yet we have blurred speedometer lol
jquest43
jquest43 8 days ago
THIS JUST IN TUATARA IS GOING TO RACE THE DEVEL 5000 HP SUPERDUPERCAR NEXT WEEK!!!
jquest43
jquest43 8 days ago
ruvid.net/video/video-O_R3I6x702U.html THIS car did 307 mph for 303 avg. in 1999!!
TudaTop
TudaTop 8 days ago
LIARS
TudaTop
TudaTop 5 days ago
@Aris Novi Santoso ikr. so disappointing
Aris Novi Santoso
Okay😔😔😟
TudaTop
TudaTop 5 days ago
@Aris Novi Santoso Its fake
Aris Novi Santoso
What
Hardrich s
Hardrich s 9 days ago
... If Biden drives a Supersportscar...
IbraheemAhmedd ahmed
knew, it was fake they blurred out the speedometer when it said 331 but it prob went 246
ArSaM SaMyR
ArSaM SaMyR 9 days ago
like
Jose Luna
Jose Luna 9 days ago
Driving one handed, while been still at 300km+ ... dammn
Dustin Nance
Dustin Nance 10 days ago
I call B.S. just by slowing it down frame by frame and counting timing of the center lines 🤔
Rafael Carrasco
Rafael Carrasco 10 days ago
La que viene a la derecha.... eee
リナ.
リナ. 10 days ago
こいつだけ異次元越してて草
MCES LEX
MCES LEX 10 days ago
Bugatti is like but but but our cars costs up to 18 million dollars 😂😂😂
Feel The Beat
Feel The Beat 11 days ago
350km/h on bugatti chiron : a guy in normal clothes with sunglasses just chilling . 200km/h on a Ssc or a Koenigsegg car : full racing and safety gear . That's the difference
Takashi
Takashi 10 days ago
You should watch stradman's video pal, cuz driver of the SSC (ceo himself) has casual clothes, sunglasses and airpods and he was casually chilling at 389 km/h.
Danilo Ricardo do Valle Ribeiro
just like the man on the moon, a hoax!!!! Shame on you!
Nitin Petwal
Nitin Petwal 11 days ago
Crown 👑 prince Bugatti is now dead😭😭
Christian Mulipola
Christian Mulipola 11 days ago
This is soo fake. HAHAAH losers not odfficial bugatti on top losers
Rayhan Rizvi
Rayhan Rizvi 12 days ago
SSC hit "some speed" rip
Lucas bac a sable
Lucas bac a sable 12 days ago
brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr STUUUUU brrrrrrrrrrrrr STUUUUUU brrrrrrrrrrrrrr
James Shunt
James Shunt 12 days ago
Liar liar pants on fire!
Dilbert Doe
Dilbert Doe 12 days ago
My dog would love sticking his head out the window.
Tatiane Sousa
Tatiane Sousa 13 days ago
What😐show
xiami
xiami 13 days ago
wow they changed the title...now thats funny
Zephyy
Zephyy 13 days ago
Fake btw.
Aris Novi Santoso
Why
trunks ko
trunks ko 13 days ago
it's fake cause if not he can do another run pretty soon and official.. now it's been one month no news
Pagan Min
Pagan Min 5 days ago
@Михаил П Shitgatti only had to use special tires because their car weighs as much as a fucking pig. Even CvK himself said that they don't have to worry about the tires while going 330+ in a jesko absolut because the car is much lighter and much more aerodynamic, has much less downforce.
Pagan Min
Pagan Min 5 days ago
@Михаил П Koenigsegg themselves tested pilot sport cup 2 (same tires Tuatara used in its top speed run) up to 330 mph in an Agera RS (in-house testing) and it held up well about a full minute. So tires aren't the problem here. Stop talking bull$hit up your arse.
Михаил П
Михаил П 5 days ago
@Pagan Min the Tires ssc used arent even rated for such speeds anywhere near 331😂🤡. If buggatti took a while and had to get custom special 40k michelin tires for chiron and veyron to hit 300mph. We all know SSC on straight cap with their fske speed records.
Pagan Min
Pagan Min 6 days ago
It takes a lot of time to rent a road,examine and set it up. It took Koenigsegg months to rent the Nevada Highway and almost one year for SSC. Sounds like you don't have a clue how it works.
Михаил П
Михаил П 10 days ago
Been 4 weeks and no new run or scheduling of new run, highkey probobly they figured out they car cant go anywhere near that speed so they laying low🤣
GuninGames
GuninGames 14 days ago
Sigh, this is all fake, sorry guys the Chiron still holds the record for fastest production car
Monkey
Monkey 14 days ago
Veyron hit 279 Chiron does 291 Koeniggseg did 302 and they all struggled for those final mph with top speed car tunes and aero packs Then comes SSC and beats them over 30mph. I totally believe that
Takashi
Takashi 13 days ago
significantly more aerodynamic, significantly lower frontal area which makes the car even more aerodynamic, more horsepower, much stronger torque, lighter car
al ferrari
al ferrari 14 days ago
Fake fake the cactus is passing by at the same speed every time 🤣
Adrian Tracz
Adrian Tracz 14 days ago
I cant believe some people think it is not fake.
Chris 6.0 or die
Chris 6.0 or die 14 days ago
That helmet won't save you at those speeds i would've took it off
Rodel Riniopa
Rodel Riniopa 14 days ago
Maybe repair your speedometer 😂 That was so fast to count.
K272
K272 15 days ago
I think its fake, look the video from shmee. The company who deliever the gps data have denied the record. The helicopter with tv crew can only fly 140 mph and ist still at 180 mph at the side of the car.......
Tamo wittig
Tamo wittig 15 days ago
240-330 mph im 6ten Gang. Sie glauben diese Geschichte ist wahr?
Tiagolarose
Tiagolarose 16 days ago
On dirait un avion la voiture 😅
The Car Industry
The Car Industry 16 days ago
Yeah, rumors spread that SSC faked it
Blanco
Blanco 16 days ago
Smh
scfog90
scfog90 16 days ago
You can see on the speedometer that he made 254 mph Max.... I call BS on this video. Please take it down, if you go some dignity left. Clarkson and co. would've laughed and destroyed this video
Santi 360
Santi 360 17 days ago
esa nave cuantos millones vale
20alphabet
20alphabet 17 days ago
_FAKE and GAY_
Lieutenant Aldo Raine
Look at the video of Shmee150 it’s proven to be fake
Lieutenant Aldo Raine
Seems pretty fake to me... Frist struggling to get to 300 km/h and than accelerating 400-532 like a rocket All in second highest gear (6 of 7)
Sami Benyoussef
Sami Benyoussef 17 days ago
سترون تقنية السرعة من السجن! 😉👈
Vulp
Vulp 17 days ago
Haha US Fake-Ass. It was so obvious it was fake
Aris Novi Santoso
Why
Roger Kőller
Roger Kőller 17 days ago
v(t) = 550* (1 - (1-400/550)*e^(- 0,1*t)) That is the possible equation of motion that the Tuatara had driven at 533 km/h. From 400 km/h towards 500 km/h it went slightly uphill, then downhill up to a 3% gradient. Therefore, the v-t function shown is still a little too slow above 500 km/h. The vehicle should have covered a distance of around 2700 m from 400-530 km/h. If the driver had stayed on the gas on the downhill stretch, the Tuatara would certainly have been able to drive a lot faster. The gear ratio (final ratio 2.92 and 6th gear 0.757) also enables a top speed of 335 mph = 540 km/h with the 345/30 ZR 20 tires. In my opinion, the hypercar had at least 1750 hp in the run shown. The low air density made this insane speed possible From 400-530 km/h the time is ~ 20 s Its nearly the same like in the Top Speed Run Video
pafpaf paflol
pafpaf paflol 17 days ago
532 kmh fake
Fly_ Phil
Fly_ Phil 17 days ago
Nice Fake.I mean ive never seen a car going quicker from 400-500 then its going from 200-300
MX. LM
MX. LM 17 days ago
Fake
Andrew Valencia
Andrew Valencia 17 days ago
0:53 when you have speed 2 and hyperspeed/max pov in minecraft:
Angel Nuñez
Angel Nuñez 17 days ago
The ssc tuatara is fake, the data does not match, the Bugatti chiron that reached 494.5kmh has many more air intakes than the SSC tuatara. If the Tuatara really reaches that speed, repeat the test.
BY FADECRAFTER
BY FADECRAFTER 17 days ago
Why says daniel abt its fake
Woran HatsGelegen
Woran HatsGelegen 17 days ago
Because it is
Alain MB
Alain MB 18 days ago
Would like to the speedometer itself...this looks like some kind of video game gauge where you can reach 500mph so easily.
Erik Voli
Erik Voli 18 days ago
FAKE
pranjay kadian
pranjay kadian 18 days ago
WOW!!!
Christian Olesen
Christian Olesen 18 days ago
Is this real? I mean 532 kmh is pretty insane
Woran HatsGelegen
Woran HatsGelegen 17 days ago
No its Not Look how slow the landscape passe away and how fast he is making 300-400, faster then 200-300
Daniel Allen
Daniel Allen 18 days ago
I just seen this car do 242 mph in just over a half a mile.
MAHI production
MAHI production 18 days ago
My cars speed ruvid.net/video/video-XGR0rnGeShI.html
KnallM1ch Böll3r
KnallM1ch Böll3r 19 days ago
Nice fake guys... lets see what comes next
Jan Ruud
Jan Ruud 19 days ago
Can we just appreciate how INSANELY badly the filming is? I mean... This must hold the WORLD RECORD for the worst filmed world record attempt in the world.
Londres Berlin
Londres Berlin 19 days ago
😍 Monster 🥁 🚀.
M S
M S 19 days ago
Guys Jarod Shelby is preparing to make an announcement regarding all of the criticisms and accusations... He will make the announcement at a place called Four Seasons Total Landscaping.
Emarld_Bois Teow
Emarld_Bois Teow 19 days ago
SSC IT'S OBVIOUS THAT U ARE FAKING SO STOP PROMOTING A FAKEING A FAKE RECORD
gmc sierra2015
gmc sierra2015 19 days ago
Wow
mhmh144
mhmh144 20 days ago
fake
Eli Wolf
Eli Wolf 20 days ago
I don't think that this is real
Jan 18
Jan 18 20 days ago
There is no wheel who can drive so fast on a car the Video is fake
Jan 18
Jan 18 20 days ago
This Video is Fake 100%
LiRiM
LiRiM 20 days ago
*OLD TITLE* WORLD’S FASTEST ONBOARD: SSC Tautara hits crazy 331 mph top speed! | Top Gear *NEW TITLE* SSC Tautara hits SOME SPEED
Sofia Brustolon
Sofia Brustolon 20 days ago
Fake
Koabe K
Koabe K 20 days ago
FAKE!!!!
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