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6BYU electric land speed record attempt ends upside-down [w/video]

BYU Electric Blue Streamliner on the Bonneville Salt Flats – Click above to watch a video after the break

5Lightning Motorcycles hits 166 miles per hour at Bonneville

Lightning Motorcycles at Bonneville - Click above for high-res image gallery

AddWIRED NextFest Report: Ohio State's 300+ mph electric car

The very first exhibit just beyond the turnstiles at WIRED's NextFest was Ohio State's 31-foot long, 2-foot wide electric car named the Buckeye Bullet. Its claim to fame: the fastest electric car in the world.

AddJCB Dieselmax breaks own land-speed record, shoots to 328 mph

That's one fast diesel. And the JCB Dieselmax is even faster now that it has taken the FIA international land speed record for a diesel-powered vehicle with a speed of 328.767 mph at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah yesterday. Just last week, the JCB Dieselmax's world speed record was 317.021. The Dieselmax is propelled by two Ricardo JCB444-LSR engines.

AddDiesel land speed record

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 d

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