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Bloodhound SSC: The Supersonic Rocket Car…

The road travelled to obtain the title ‘world’s fastest car’ is often paved with death and disaster but if the journey is completed successfully it is also a destination heralded with fame and glory. Traversing this road carefully is the key to achieving glory without disaster and the team behind Bloodhound SSC know this only too well.

Having taken the world record with their twin jet powered Thrust SSC, and having competed against other famous teams to capture the record they have seen their fair share of disaster along the way. So they tread carefully, testing and refining as they progressively increase speed towards their stated 1,000mph goal, a 33% increase in speed from the current world record and the largest single jump ever recorded. Can they reach their mark? Will the technology hold up? Can the pilot see over the steering wheel?

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The 1000mph Car, Bloodhound SSC…

This week the Bloodhound SSC gang released a new behind the scenes video of the race to pass 1,000 miles per hour, the race to reset the world land speed record. This time around the man behind the wheel Andy Green introduces us to his new office, the 1,000mph office.

Designed to smash the 1,000mpph barrier and take the land speed record the Bloodhound SSC is as much a technical marvel as it is a stunningly sleek piece of design work.

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