A UK based construction equipment manufacturer will attempt to break the diesel land speed record this summer at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, according to PR Newswire. The engine they will be using, claimed to be the world’s most powerful diesel engine, produces 150 bhp per liter, which would even be considered a pretty high output for a gasoline engine. Note they are not using one of the 4.4 liter, 750 bhp engines, but two, in order to break the existing record of 235.756 mph. The driver will probably think this is just a leisurely drive, since he’s the same guy that set the first-ever supersonic world land speed record at 763.035 mph in ThrustSSC in 1997.

[Source: PR Newswire]


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