Powering the Bloodhound is a Rolls-Royce jet engine, a cluster of hybrid rockets, and a supercharged V8 engine from Jaguar. All this power to get the giant metal
[00:00:30] wheels spinning 170 times per second. It will cover a mile in 3.6 seconds. The site of the record breaking attempt is a smooth 12 mile stretch of dry lakebed in the Hakskeen Pan in South Africa's Northern Cape. Andy Green, who was driving the Thrust SSC the set the World Land Speed Record in 1997, will be behind the wheel of the Bloodhound. For Autoblog I'm Eddie Sabatini.
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