Land Speed Record

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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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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Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record Attempt Date Slated for 2019

Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record Attempt Date Slated for 2019
It’s been a long time since we talked about the Bloodhound SSC supersonic car. The last time was back in 2015 when the car went official. We have now learned that the impressive rocket car will go sniffing for a land speed record with a supersonic run in the fall of 2019.
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Hyundai Ioniq Breaks Hybrid Land Speed Record

Hyundai Ioniq Breaks Hybrid Land Speed Record
When you say “EV,” you don’t normally think of a car that can reach over 150 mph. That is exactly what the Hyundai Ioniq HEV has done though. Hyundai took one of the cars and prepped it for a land speed record challenge out on the Bonneville Salt Flats.
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Woman Rides Bicycle Faster Than a Miata’s Top Speed

Woman Rides Bicycle Faster Than a Miata’s Top Speed
I can’t say that I have ever really thought about the speed record for a female bicyclist. I’d figure it was something like 60 or 70 mph, but that would be very wrong. Athlete Denise Mueller recently set a new world’s record at the Bonneville Salt Flats for the top women’s bicycle speed at an insane rate of 147.7
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Nissan Titan XD “Triple Nickel” Land Speed Racer Unveiled

Nissan Titan XD “Triple Nickel” Land Speed Racer Unveiled
I haven’t had the opportunity to drive the diesel version of the new 2016 Nissan Titan XD. I did own a Titan with a gas V8 a few years back, and the truck was impressively fast for a big heavy vehicle.
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