Rocket Car Will Hit 1000mph in 40 Seconds, Empty Bowels in About 5

Britain's Minister of Science Lord Drayson is announcing today the commencement of the Bloodhound rocket car project, which will propel current land speed record-holder and RAF Pilot Andy Green to speeds of over 1000mph. This is another step in the sporadically intense » 10/23/08 8:50am 10/23/08 8:50am fight for the fastest car in the world, but the…

Rocket Car Mod is Like Steampunked Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Forget boring hydrogen-hybrid supercars and the like: a one-off vehicle mod like this recently-spotted Rocket Car is how to really impress passers-by. Built by Baron Margo, its shiny bullet-shape is all pipes, rocket exhaust (with what look like real jet engine parts), dials and a whirling propeller that apparently… » 6/09/08 8:48am 6/09/08 8:48am

V1 Rocket Car—Goodbye, Eric

Here's what we know: 1) There is a car. 2) It has a freaking rocket attached to it. 3) If this is not the product of PS mastery, we would like to volunteer weekend intern Eric to test it out. Benny, as you probably all know, is still busy growing his hair back from last year's self-imposed torture back, sack and crack… » 2/10/08 6:20pm 2/10/08 6:20pm