Bloodhound 1000 MPH
BLOODHOUND SSC is a pencil-shaped car powered by a jet engine and a rocket that is designed to reach approximately 1,000 miles per hour (1,609 km/h) Mach 1.4 It is being developed and built with the intention of breaking the land speed record by the largest ever margin.
Faster than a bullet fired from a .357 Magnum
Hello Bram. Thank you my friend. The camera only just managed to fit this monster in lol. Cheers Tone.
She must have come down here from Farnborough I reckon Tone ~ just the motor for the M25 :)
Yes Nick it was ment to stop in Southampton but it started to break at Winchester and didn't slow down in time and ended up in Portsmouth;))
Hi ®ock Thanks yes a great ®ocket. Cheers Tone.
You did photos running?.
Hello Achiper. I didn't get photos of it running.BUT HERE'S A TRAILER
THANKS FOR THE LIKE Tone.
But not at the start . Saw this on TV.
Hi Danny But not at the start?? It's a lovely machine. can't wait till they ship it to Utah & put it through it's paces.
Very interesting shot of the rocket car.
Thank you Warner Athey. What a beast. Rocket and jet powered. It should be good to see it on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.
BLOODHOUND SSC 1000 MPH
It is in the news today Tone as I'm sure you know.
At an event today in London’s Canary Wharf, The BLOODHOUND Project revealed the world’s fastest and most advanced racing car: BLOODHOUND SSC. The product of eight years of research, design and manufacturing, involving over 350 companies and universities, the car is the centre-piece of a free exhibition, booked out within days of being announced, with 8000 people coming to see the Land Speed Racer
Hi Nick. Yes I saw it on the News and have been looking for it in my photos for a couple of days and just stumbled across it lol. This was the second time I've seen the mighty Bloodhound. thanks for the update. did you know it has a typhoon jet engine as well as a rocket and is faster than any jet aircraft:))) I hope it succeeds in it's endeavours. I wish them the best of luck. I took this photo at the Festival of the sea a few years ago now. All the best Tone
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