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It's not an official record, but there's more to come

It's not an official record, but there's more to come

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The company went into administration

The company went into administration.

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On its way to 1,000 miles per hour, hopefully.

A Rolls-Royce Eurofighter engine helps Bloodhound's jet car hit 210 mph in testing.

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"This is a proper fast car. We came here to show the world Bloodhound is go."

"This is a proper fast car," says pilot Andy Green. "We came here to show the world Bloodhound is go."

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It's the 20th anniversary of the Thrust SSC's run. Up next, the Bloodhound.

It's the 20th anniversary of the Thrust SSC's run. Up next, the Bloodhound.

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British team's ultimate goal for Bloodhound is 1,000 mph

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 on to pilot t

Team says cash flow, engine tweaks delaying efforts.

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The race-prepped hybrid sets 157.825-mph record at Bonneville.

The Hyundai Ioniq has set an FIA-approved speed record for a production-based hybrid.

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Chinese car maker supplies technical assistance and cash, plus other project updates.

We sat down with Chief Engineer Mark Chapman for the latest updates on the project.

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The Triumph Infor Rocket Streamliner is a 25-foot long, 1,000-hp monster.

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Wheeler was traveling at about 200 mph when he lost control and crashed.

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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.

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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.

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Genovation GXE takes on the landing strip.

Watch an electrified Corvette from Genovation set a land-speed record on the space shuttle landing strip.

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The 2016 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell now holds a land speed record as the fastest production hydrogen-powered SUV. The model made hardly any noise as it earned the title.

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Nissan and Cummins are building a diesel Titan XD to attempt a land-speed record run, and they're showing an early version of the slippery truck at SEMA.

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After years of development, the Bloodhound SSC land speed record car has been assembled and is ready for testing. Read about its debut in London.

As the unveiling of the record-ready 1000-mph car nears, we speak to the project's chief engineer about how the project has evolved and what finishing touches are needed.

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The Venturi VBB 3 sets a tentative class record at the Bonneville Salt Flats, doing 240.320 mph. Conditions were so bad that the team couldn't go faster.

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