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  • This is the Bloodhound land speed record car, the most advanced straight line racing car ever created, designed to be capable of traveling ultimately at 1000 miles an hour.

  • This is where I operate the car from as the driver.

  • I'm looking after the steering, monitoring the engines, the electron ICS, the hydraulics that breaks the parachutes.

  • Everything is controlled from in there that is the nerve center of the car.

  • When I'm driving it, it feels unbelievably fast.

  • The ground just gets faster and faster and faster through 304 105 100 miles an hour, and it just keeps coming.

  • The wheels are made from solid aluminium.

  • They're designed to rotate 170 times a second on survive forces of 50,000 times the force of gravity at the wheel rim.

  • The reason we have to use solid wheels.

  • There is no kind of rubber tire ever created that will survive that kind of load.

  • The only way to reach 1000 miles an hour is to use the best technology from everywhere we can find it, including the jet engine.

  • The car is powered by a combination of a jet engine.

  • This year, and jet and rocket next year.

  • The jet engine we have is the Rolls Royce E J 200 the Eurofighter typhoon engine, the most high powered sophisticated on, most importantly for May, the safest jet engine in the history of military aviation.

This is the Bloodhound land speed record car, the most advanced straight line racing car ever created, designed to be capable of traveling ultimately at 1000 miles an hour.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/07/02
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