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