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Thrust SSC Land Speed Record Car
Coventry Transport Museum
Large black rocket like car. Two large jet engines either side of a aeroplane shaped body. This vehicle is the current holder of the land speed record (as of 18/03/2002) and was the first land bourne vehicle to break the sound barrier. It achieved an average speed of 763.035mph on the 15/10/1997 at the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA. It was driven by Royal Air Force pilot Andy Green
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