[VIDEO] 'Bloodhound is part supersonic jet, part space rocket'

The Bloodhound is a 1000 mile an hour car - that's 1609.34km/hour.

October 2017 is the month that Bloodhound SSC driver, Andy Green, celebrates his 20th anniversary of being the first and only man to ever break the sound barrier in a car, and setting the World Land Speed Record at 763.035 mph (1227.98 km/h).

The Bloodhound SSC made its 200mph public debut on Thursday 26 October at the Cornwall Airport Newquay in the UK.

This 13.4 metres long, 7.5 tonne car aims to break the record with on Hakskeen Pan in the Northern Cape in the near future.

It's part supersonic jet fighter, part next generation space rocket.

Bloodhound SSC

Watch and find out more about this engineering adventure.


This article first appeared on 702 : [VIDEO] 'Bloodhound is part supersonic jet, part space rocket'


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