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.
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]