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Video: Spectre Performance Speedliner takes to the salt

Spectre Perfromance Speedliner hits 366 mph – Click above to watch video after the jump

Ohio State University claims another electric speed record with Buckeye Bullet

2010 Ohio State University Buckeye Bullet – Click above for high-res image gallery

BYU 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

Bloodhound Gang: Full-scale model of supersonic car unveiled in UK [w/video]

Bloodhound SSC show car – Click above for high-res image gallery

Volvo semi-truck sets land speed record

The Bugatti Veyron, a passenger car, will exceed 250 miles-per-hour whenever you feel like it. A decent number of other cars will break 200 without concern. In the picture above, however, is a warp speed mountain of metal that Boije Overbrink used to break the semi-truck land speed record, doing so at all of 155 mph.

Detroit 2010: Electric landspeed car races onto the show floor

1899 La Jamais Contente landspeed racer – Click above for high-res image gallery

Detroit 2010: Electric landspeed car races onto the show floor

1899 La Jamais Contente landspeed racer – Click above for high-res image gallery

REPORT: South African man sets speed record for blind - in 200 mph SL Black Series!

Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black - Click above for high-res image gallery

Buckeye Bullet 2 claims land speed record for fuel cell vehicles, 300.992 mph

We first heard about the Buckeye Bullet 2 about two years ago when we covering the Ford Fusion 999 land speed record project. The student engineering team from Ohio State University was collaborating with engineers from Ford and the two teams shared data on improving performance of the fuel cell and electric motor system. While Ford finished the Fusion program after setting a 207 mph record, the OSU team has soldiered on.

Buckeye Bullet 2 claims land speed record for fuel cell vehicles, 300.992 mph

We first heard about the Buckeye Bullet 2 about two years ago when we were covering the Ford Fusion 999 land speed record project. The student engineering team from The Ohio State University was collaborating with engineers from Ford and the two teams shared data on improving performance of the fuel cell and electric motor system. While Ford finished the Fusion program after setting a 207 mph record, the OSU team has soldiered on.

eBay Find of the Day: Art Arfons' Green Monster LSR car

Art Arfons' Green Monster - Click above for high-res image gallery

British Steam Car record attempt delayed until August

Who knew a World Speed Record set all the way back in 1906 at the Daytona Beach Road Course would be such a tough nut to crack? We've been following the British Steam Car Challenge and its team of would-be record setters for the last couple of years, so the thought of waiting another month for the crew's first official record attempt should be no problem at all.

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