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Bloodhound SSC's cockpit

A Glimpse Inside Bloodhound SSC's Cockpit: Video

It's rather pleasing to note that the cockpit of Boodhound SSC—the Land Speed Record attempt vehicle aiming to hit 1,000 mph—is exactly as high-tech and spaceship-like as you'd expect, given its mission. All too often the innards of boundary-defining machines are disappointingly drab... read more

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Rolls-Royce Sponsoring 1,000-MPH Bloodhound SSC Project

The mission: Build a car that can exceed 1,000 miles per hour. Do we have your attention yet? The jet-engine maker Rolls-Royce PLC have announced that they're supporting the... read more May 13, 2013 by 


 
1,000-MPH Bloodhound SSC show car unveiled

Does Carbon Neutrality Matter At 1,000 MPH?

Apparently, it does. The Bloodhound SSC, which generates an astonishing 47,000 pounds of thrust through a rocket motor fed by an F1 engine used as a fuel pump, will go carbon... read more October 24, 2012 by 


 
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Australian Team Seeks Land Speed Record With Aussie Invader 5R

The current land speed record stands at 763 mph, which was set back in 1997 by Brit Andy Green driving the jet-powered ThrustSSC. However, there’s a new race on to see... read more October 19, 2012 by 


 
The Bloodhound SSC's rocket engine, undergoing its first test firing

The Bloodhound SSC Tests Its Rocket Engine: Video

In about a year’s time, pilot Andy Green will strap himself into the driver’s seat of the Bloodhound SSC, parked on the flat and straight Hakskeen Pan in South... read more October 3, 2012 by 


 
Chris Harris races Andy Green in a pair of Radical SR3s

Chris Harris Races The Radical SR3 With Andy Green, Bloodhound SSC Pilot

The Bloodhound SSC is fairly mental all on its own: basically, a jet without wings intended to skim the surface of a salt lake bed. The driver, accordingly, is slightly more... read more August 8, 2012 by 


 
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Bloodhound Land Speed Car Gets First Record (In Scale Speed)

If you've been following the race for the Land Speed Record you'll be familiar with Bloodhound SSC. The U.K-based team headed by Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green hopes to... read more June 2, 2011 by 


 
1,000-MPH Bloodhound SSC show car unveiled

1,000-MPH Bloodhound SSC Show Car Unveiled

This spring we brought you news of the Bloodhound SSC land speed record-seeking jet car as it made aerodynamic breakthroughs in computer simulation on its quest for 1,000... read more July 19, 2010 by 


 
Bloodhound SSC 1,000 mph land speed record car

Bloodhound SSC Team Makes Aerodynamic Breakthrough On Road To 1,000 MPH

The quest for the ultimate land speed record has driven some of the most daring, borderline insane crews and drivers to the limit over the past century, and the team behind... read more March 17, 2010 by 


 
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Bloodhound SSC May Break Land Speed Record In Australia

Late last year we saw Britain’s Bloodhound Project announce plans to smash their current land speed record of 763mph (1,227km/h) with their new SSC speedster, which... read more January 27, 2009 by 


 
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British Team Planning 1,000 MPH Land Speed Record

Land speed record attempts haven't drawn as much attention and innovation as they used to over the past decade. The current record, set in 1997 at 763mph (1,227km/h), is... read more October 23, 2008 by 


 
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