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    Video: World's Fastest backhoe is pointless wheelstanding amusement

    World's Fastest backhoe – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Drag racing and construction vehicles do not typically mix well. Unless someone is trying to quit their job in dramatic fashion, heavy equipment is confined to slow speeds and hard labor. The JCB GT backhoe chooses to ...

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    JCB Dieselmax honored with Dewar Trophy

    Along with the LeMans sports racers from Audi and Peugeot, the JCB Dieselmax is probably the best poster child for how well a diesel can perform at the highest levels of motorsports. You may remember the JCB Dieselmax, as it was the streamliner that set a new Land Speed Record (LSR) for diesel cars ...

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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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    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 Owner considers purchase of Jaguar

    Fresh from his company's record-breaking performance on the Bonneville Salt Flats, Sir Anthony Bamford was probably walking on air when he began his interview with Inside Line. The owner of JCB, purveyor of all things earth moving, candidly admitted his desire to purchase Jaguar from its current ...

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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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    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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