Steam Supercar Getting Ready To Break World Record

Steam Supercar Getting Ready To Break World Record

This is the fastest kettle in the world, like his owner—Charles Burnett III—calls it. The 7.6-metre steam-powered supercar is being readied to break the speed record in that category right now at the Daytona Beach Road Course.[imgclear]

Burnett will try to beat the previous record-established at 127.658mph by American Fred Marriott in 1906-over the Mojave Desert in early June. Yes, Fred got that speed in 1906. On this kettle:

The attempt to break the record will happen tomorrow at 6am, California time (11pm tonight AEST). [Daily Mail]