Notice a trend?
So when we start to talk about fastest cars ever, the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car is the first and last word in the discussion.
Where the aforementioned road cars merely have one engine and struggle to nudge a frankly pedestrian 280 mph, the Bloodhound uses a Rolls Royce jet engine from a Eurofighter and a rocket to produce 135,000 hp and will reach 1,000 mph.
Technically there’s a third engine, but it’s just a 750hp F1 engine used solely as a fuel pump. No big deal.
Wing Commander Andy Green is scheduled to pilot the Bloodhound SSC to 1,000 mph in South Africa, where 12 miles of open (more importantly, flat) terrain await him in 2015.
Hey, land speed records were meant to be broken in style…
- Posted June 18, 2014
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