Bloodhound car has 800mph target in its sights for 2021

Test data indicates a land speed record should be achievable, says the project's chief engineer.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Dec. 13, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound diary: Getting the job done at over 600mph

Land speed record holder Andy Green describes his final high-speed test run in the Bloodhound car.

By Andy Green • bbcnews
Dec. 6, 2019 ~10 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound land speed racer blasts to 628mph

The British jet-powered car goes faster still during trials on a dried-out lakebed in South Africa.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 16, 2019 ~3 min

Tags:  bloodhound-ssc  south-africa

Bloodhound car goes faster still - to 562mph

After some frustrating technical glitches, the land speed racer is upping its pace again.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 15, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound car returns to the track for brake testing

The British supersonic vehicle trials its airbrake system after a weekend in the repair shop.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 13, 2019 ~4 min

Tags: engineering bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound diary: Racing at over 500mph

Land speed record holder Andy Green finally gets to drive the Bloodhound car across the Kalahari.

By Andy Green • bbcnews
Nov. 11, 2019 ~10 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound land speed car will be back racing next week

Engineers think they understand why a heat sensor has been playing up on the superfast desert vehicle.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 9, 2019 ~4 min

Tags:  bloodhound-ssc  south-africa

Heat sensor frustrates Bloodhound land speed car

The British supercar cuts short its latest run because of temperature concerns but still clocks 481mph.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 8, 2019 ~6 min

Tags:  bloodhound-ssc  south-africa

Confidence high in Bloodhound land speed record team

The UK-led challenge to the land speed record clocks 501mph in the Kalahari Desert of South Africa.

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 6, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

Bloodhound goes faster still at 491mph

The UK-led challenge to the land speed record ups its pace in high speed trials

By Jonathan Amos • bbcnews
Nov. 5, 2019 ~5 min

Tags: bloodhound-ssc south-africa

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