03 July 2014 17:30 |
Bloodhound SSC: Inside the 1,000mph car

Bloodhound aims to beat the world land speed record. We check out the interior

Bloodhound SSC: land speed record attempt (© Stefan Marjoram)
  • Bloodhound SSC: land speed record attempt (© Stefan Marjoram)
  • Bloodhound SSC: the team (© Bloodhound)
  • Bloodhound SSC: carbonfibre interior (© Stefan Marjoram)
  • Bloodhound SSC: aerodynamics (© Bloodhound)
  • Bloodhound SSC: bulletproof armour (© Bloodhound)
  • Bloodhound SSC: birds (© Stefan Marjoram)
  • Bloodhound SSC: noise (© Stefan Marjoram)
  • Bloodhound SSC: dials (© Stefan Marjoram)
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A team of engineers in Bristol are working on a new car – the Bloodhound SSC. They have one simple aim: to drive at 1,000mph. That’s right, one thousand miles per hour.

No one has ever driven so fast. The Bugatti Veyron Super Sport can hit just 267mph. When Top Gear’s Richard Hammond crashed, he was travelling at 288mph. The current world land speed record is 763mph, so it would seem we’re still quite a way off the 1,000mph marker.

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