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Comparing the Bloodhound LSR with a Bugatti Chiron and an F1 Car

Comparing the Bloodhound LSR with a Bugatti Chiron and an F1 Car
If you’ve been following any of our coverage of the Bloodhound LSR, you know that this jet-powered vehicle is insanely fast. Not too long ago, it achieved a speed of 628 mph, as it tore across the South African desert during a testing run.
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How to Make Wheels for the World’s Fastest Car

How to Make Wheels for the World’s Fastest Car
The Bloodhound LSR team continues to get closer to their goal of breaking the land speed record in their jet-powered car, recently exceeding 1000 kmh (~628 mph), and closing in nicely on the 763 mph record that was set back in 1997.
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Bloodhound LSR Rocket Car Hits 501mph in Test Run

Bloodhound LSR Rocket Car Hits 501mph in Test Run
When it comes to cars, there’s fast, then there’s FAST… and then there’s REALLY REALLY FAST. While cars with regular internal combustion engines or electric motors have only recently knocked on the door of 300mph, jet- and rocket-powered vehicles can go quite a bit faster.
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The 1,000mph Office

The 1,000mph Office
The Bloodhound SSC project aims to be the first ever car to travel at a speed of 1,000mph. In this video clip, driver Andy Green takes us inside the development of what he calls “his office” – a lightweight monocoque cockpit, capable of enduring the vehicle’s extreme forces, including its 130,000 horsepower jet and rocket engines. The result of over 10,000 hours of engineering and development effort, the 7-layer carbon fiber structure is made to offer the strongest possible safety cell for its driver, while weighing just 485 pounds.
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