Shelby Supercars (SSC) reveals an exotic name for the new vehicle it plans as the world's fastest production car. Powered by a 1,350-hp 7L DOHC twin turbo V-8 engine, the machine is dubbed the Tuatara, a name taken from a New Zealand reptile that traces its ancestry to before the dinosaur age. Tuatara translates from the Maori language as âpeaks on the back,â which SSC says is appropriate, given the winglets on the back of the new car. âThe design specifications for the ...
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