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British-built car powered by fighter jet engine is unveiled in South Africa

25 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

The British-built Bloodhound car, powered by the engine of a Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet, was displayed in the Hakskeenpan desert where it will undergo high-speed tests.
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Bloodhound shown in 'desert spec' ahead of high-speed tests

Bloodhound shown in 'desert spec' ahead of high-speed tests

25 days ago   |   By Autocar

Brit-build supersonic car is expected to exceed 500mph in South African test and will aim for land speed record next year
Bloodhound , the land speed record car bidding to set a new supersonic land speed record of around 800mph in South Africa next year, has been shown in 'desert spec' ahead of a series of high speed tests.
It's the first time the Brit-built car, which was rescued from the administrators earlier this year, has been seen with its tyre-less machined solid aluminium wheels: the ones to be used for the outright record attempt.
The long-promised testing shakedown will take...
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