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    JCB owner ends pursuit of Jaguar

    Sir Anthony Bamford has decided that he's not interested in taking Jaguar off of Ford's hands, at least not if it's bundled Land Rover. The owner of JCB, a construction and agricultural equipment company, who recently captured the title of world's fastest diesel with his 350.092mph DieselMax, ...

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    Round-up: Detroit's big new diesels for next year

    Over the years, the big two-point-five may have lost market share to their overseas counterparts, but one segment that no foreign manufacturer can touch is Detroit's diesel pickup offerings. With that in mind, GM and Ford will announce the power ratings of their newest oil burners during, where ...

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    JCB does it, again: Now at 350 MPH

    You may be tiring of our constant coverage of the JCB DieselMax's pursuit of speed at the Bonneville Salt Flats. While you certainly aren't alone, we still think that an oilburner that can achieve 350 MPH is still news. Plus, there are a few of us that are pining away for a high performance diesel ...

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    JCB Dieselmax does it!

    Achieves new world land speed record with record two-way run of 328.767 mphToday driver Andy Green drove the JCB Dieselmax to a new world land speed record for diesel-powered cars by achieving an average speed of 328.767 mph on two runs. The JCB Dieselmax team spent the last two days replacing the ...

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    AutoblogGreen for 08.21.06

    Very fast. Very old. Very new. That's the short version of the vehicles in the image above. On the left, there's the JCB Dieselmax, which broke the diesel land speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats last week. In the middle, there's a 1918 Detroit electric vehicle for sale on eBay. And on the ...

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    JCB Dieselmax sets new diesel Bonneville speed record

    The JCB-sponsored, twin-engined Dieselmax streamliner set a new Bonneville Speed Week record for diesel-powered vehicles, with a two-run average speed of 317 mph.Under the Southern California Timing Association (the Bonneville Speed Week sanctioning body) rules, breaking a record requires an ...

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    JCB Dieselmax speedster clears 200 MPH mark

    JCB's Dieselmax land speed record vehicle has recently passed the 200 MPH mark in testing, which is a major step towards beating the current diesel record of 235 MPH. While each of the vehicle's two 5.0L turbodiesel powerplants were recently certified at 750 HP during dyno testing (neatly matching ...

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    HMUV military-grade 4x4 being developed by JCB

    You might remember JCB as the construction equipment manufacturer attempting to set the diesel land speed world with its oil-burning Dieselmax H1, which just happened to make its first run last weekend. Its other project is this Hummer-dwarfing off-roader called the HMUV, for High Mobility Utility ...

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    Diesel land speed record car based on construction machinery

    British construction equipment manufacturer JCB aims to set a new diesel land speed record with this Bonneville streamliner powered by two backhoe engines. Really. The JCB Dieselmax H1 is motivated by a pair of JCB444 diesels normally used with the company's backhoe models.The firm ...


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