Land Speed Record
The project received funding at the end of last year
It could cost $32 million to attempt 1,000 mph.
It's not an official record, but there's more to come
The company went into administration.
A Rolls-Royce Eurofighter engine helps Bloodhound's jet car hit 210 mph in testing.
"This is a proper fast car," says pilot Andy Green. "We came here to show the world Bloodhound is go."
It's the 20th anniversary of the Thrust SSC's run. Up next, the Bloodhound.
Jet car powered by Rolls-Royce engine to vie for land speed record
What is presumably the world's fastest car has been sitting still for a long time, but that might change in, well, a few months. A date has been set for the Bloodhound supersonic land-speed car to be tested for the first time - in October. Or in the words of the team's press release: "Bloodhound is go!" The testing at Cornwall Airport Newquay, in England, will come 20 years after RAF Wing Cmdr. Andy Green steered the Thrust SSC to the current record of 763.035 mph. Green is signed o
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The Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner is a 25-foot long, 1,000-hp monster.
Wheeler was traveling at about 200 mph when he lost control and crashed.
In October 2017, Andy Green and the team behind the Bloodhound supersonic car will attempt to set a new World Land Speed Record by hitting 800 MPH. Then, the Bloodhound SSC will make an attempt to hit 1,000 MPH.
The team behind Bloodhound SSC announce that a first attempt at a new World Land Speed Record will take place in October of 2017. Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.