bloodhound ssc

This Jet Engine Will Take A Car To 1600km/h

This Jet Engine Will Take A Car To 1600km/h

Briefly: This week, engineers working on the Bloodhound Supersonic Car installed its EJ200 jet engine into the chassis for the first time. Good news: It fits. Bad news: They now have to install kilometres of cabling into the small gaps that are left. [Bloodhound Project]

How You Design Brakes To Stop A 1600km/h Car

When it comes to building the Bloodhound SSC, everything is uncharted territory for its designers. Because while the world’s fastest production car, the Hennessey Venom GT, tops out at just over 435km/h, the Bloodhound SSC is designed to go over 1600km/h. That creates countless engineering problems, particularly when it comes…