Shelby SuperCars Announces SSC Asia in Shanghai With Tuatara Making Its Official Public Debut [Video]

by Ionut Dragomir

The American car manufacturer of the world‐record breaking Ultimate Aero, and the newly unveiled Tuatara, Shelby SuperCars (SSC), has introduced ‘SSC Asas its exclusive SSC distributor for the Asia Region.

Previously, a concept of the car was shown to a select group of clientele, but this is the first time that potential buyers and the media, were invited to see it.

Beside this, SSC also announced the new distributor of the Tuatara for the Asian region, SSC Asia. SSC Asia held its first ever event this week in Shanghai China, announcing its partnership with Shelby SuperCars, and also publicly presenting the SSC Tuatara to the press for the first time.

“Announcing our products here in Shanghai for the Asia region is yet another one of those dreams realized for SSC,” said Jerod Shelby, Founder and CEO of Shelby SuperCars.

“We’ve received overwhelmingly positive reception here in China on the brand and the car. It’s very exciting,” stated Don Xu, President of SSC Asia.

At this event was SSC founder and CEO Jerod Shelby, as well as the man that penned the car, Jason Castriota, designer of Ferrari’s P4/5 Pininfarina, Maserati’s Birdcage and most recently the SSC Tuatara, who attended the event and answered media questions alongside Jerod Shelby, SSC Asia President Don Xu, and SSC Asia Co‐Founder Jason He.

Mr. He was the official Emcee of the event, while Mr. Xu announced SSC’s newest partnership and unveiled the Tuatara.

“We will witness a masterpiece. It’s faster, safer, and more luxurious, bringing more driving pleasure,” said Mr. He.

SSC Tuatara Specs

Body:Carbon Fiber
Engine: 7 Liter DOHC V8 Twin Turbo ~ 1350hp
Transmission: 7-Speed Manual H-Pattern or 7-Speed SMG Paddle Shift; Triple Disc Carbon Clutch
Chassis: Carbon Cab; Carbon Sub-Frames; Aluminum Crash Structures
Wheels: One-Piece Carbon Fiber, Standard

Base Price: $970,000.00

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