The (three) main engines provide thrust which accelerates the Shuttle from 4,828 kilometers per hour (3,000 mph) to over 27,358 kilometers per hour (17,000 mph) in just six minutes to reach orbit. They create a combined maximum thrust of more than 1.2 million pounds.
So, would make a nice garden ornament. Or coffee table. Or strap it to the back of a ute and see how fast it can go... the choice is yours.
See also here: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/01/17/science/space/17nasa.html