(CNN) What has a jet engine, a rocket booster and travels on a set of aluminum wheels? It's the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC) and it has plans to hit the world land speed record at 1,000 mph.
Likewise, what is the fastest Jet Car in the World?
Also Know, how much HP does a jet car have?
2016 VW Action at Santa Pod Raceway. The FireForce 3 Jet car is officially the fastest jet car in the world over the 1/4 mile, having run a 5.79 @ 336mph before!! It is powered by a Pratt & Whitney J60 engine from a Sikorsky Skycrane helicopter, with 5500lbs of thrust, converting to over 10,000hp.
How do jet cars work?
A jet engine works by burning fuel in air to release hot exhaust gas. But where a car engine uses the explosions of exhaust to push its pistons, a jet engine forces the gas past the blades of a windmill-like spinning wheel (a turbine), making it rotate.
Has any car hit 400 mph?
Driver issued $7,800 ticket for going over 400 mph. A Belgian driver was shocked to learn recently that his compact economy car had a top speed of over 400 mph.