The BLOODHOUND Project started the 12-month countdown to its first Land Speed Record attempt, and celebrated Jaguar joining the programme as Innovation Partner, by staging a high-speed communications test at Hakskeen Pan, South Africa.
The cockpit of BLOODHOUND SSC, the 1,000mph (1,609km/h) Land Speed Racing car, was unveiled in Bristol, UK. The state-of-the-art carbon fibre monocoque has been tailored to the needs of driver Andy Green.
At the BTC the teamwork was really coming alive and it was becoming easier on everyone as the car was getting closer to completion and so much more was defined – the drawings are pouring from the drawing office as it all comes together.
The BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car kit contains over 3,500 components, many custom-made, including: a state-of-the-art Rolls-Royce EJ200 jet engine - normally found in the Eurofighter Typhoon; a cluster of Nammo hybrid...
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