An SSC Tuatara supercar driven by racing driver Oliver Webb has a new production-vehicle land-speed record of 508.73 km/h.

The hypercar, created by SSC North America (previously Shelby SuperCars Inc) is powered by a 5.9l twin-turbocharged V8 engine linked to a seven-speed automatic transmission and a carbon fibre body with a dry weight of 1,247kg. The car has a power output of 1,007kW on regular petrol and 1,305kW on E85 petrol-ethanol fuel..

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