What's the fastest you've ever driven? We're sure many of you have crested the century mark. Some of you may have seen 150 miles per hour crawl by on the speedo, and perhaps a lucky few have experience 200. We can all but guarantee that none of you have gone as fast George Poteet, though.

Poteet is the man who strapped himself into a Bonneville Blown Fuel Streamliner known as Speed Demon, and proceeded to run down the salt flats at a tremendous rate of speed. Using a set of RePlay XD cameras (the same type we used for our Woodward Dream Cruise coverage), Poteet captured footage of his 426 mile per hour flying mile run.

For that speed, you need a serious engine, and the Speed Demon comes prepared. A 347 cubic-inch V8 mill gets paired with a pair of Turbonetics "Demon" turbochargers. The result is over 2,200 horses and a thrill ride that few get to experience.

What does it feel like to trip the lights fantastic at 426 miles per hour? Click past the jump to see for yourself.


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      black republican
      • 3 Years Ago
      When Bugatti makes a production car that can do this, I WILL START A PONZI SCHEME.
      • 3 Years Ago
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      Memyselfandi Motorto
      • 3 Years Ago
      Amazing that driver is using such a small yoke for steering control with next to no movement required for direction change.
      seabasstin
      • 3 Years Ago
      their site has a much better video. the only thing unclear is what their engine is... Nowhere on the site does it say v8 engine, in fact the site is all about going over 400mph using a 4 cylinder engine. so where can we find the info on the 2200 hp v8? The speed demon states: " Speed Demon is the ultimate four-banger ... Powered by a 3-liter Dodge Mopar Hellfire "Lil Hemi" four-cylinder engine..." Guys if you know more please links links links! watch the video of this on their site much much better.
      Clock
      • 3 Years Ago
      It would be funny if they made him walk back to the start
      • 3 Years Ago
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      ALafya
      • 3 Years Ago
      Now try making a few turns.
      Dwight Bynum Jr.
      • 3 Years Ago
      No view from a stationary point outside the vehicle = no real appreciation for the speed. :-/
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        MetalNerd
        • 3 Years Ago
        According to the questionable math I just did, they'd be half mile markers.
      TahsinZ
      • 3 Years Ago
      not to be picky, but I wish there was a speedometer readout on the video. that way, we could really appreciate the acceleration
        Jeff Glucker
        • 3 Years Ago
        @TahsinZ
        Look at the steering wheel, when they show interior shots the rapidly changing number is the speed
        Redline
        • 3 Years Ago
        @TahsinZ
        It's on the dash though.
        Jeff Glucker
        • 3 Years Ago
        @TahsinZ
        here is another video that shows the speedo more clearly http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TxbYuoTQdFw
        • 3 Years Ago
        @TahsinZ
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      KaiserWilhelm
      • 3 Years Ago
      347? That's a common displacement for bored and stroked 302 Ford's. Go Windsor block!
      Rick Cook
      • 3 Years Ago
      WOW what a Rush
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