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Video- BLOODHOUND SSC Supersonic car arrives in India

Video- BLOODHOUND SSC Supersonic car arrives in India

Snapshot: As part of the ‘GREAT BRITAIN’ campaign, the famous car was showcased at the British Council, New Delhi, today.

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How many of you know the BLOODHOUND SSC? We guess not many! BLOODHOUND SSC is renowned as the Supersonic car that can go upto 1600kmph top speed, covering 1 mile in 3.6 seconds. Yes, that is an insane amount of speed, considering the fastest production car ever to achieve around 440kmph. As part of the ‘GREAT BRITAIN’ campaign, the famous car was showcased at the British Council, New Delhi, today.

The car was unveiled by Richard Everitt, Education Director, British Council India, Iain Gray, Chief Executive Officer of the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK and BLOODHOUND SSC Pilot, Wing Commander Andy D. Green. The car is built using aircraft technology, with the front half being a carbon fibre monocoque like a racing car.

Andy Green, RAF fighter pilot, World Land Speed Record holder and pilot of BLOODHOUND SSC said, ‘’Project BLOODHOUND is a thrilling piece of British technology, aiming to raise the World Land Speed Record to over 1600 kmph. I really hope that this ‘Engineering Adventure’ will inspire Indian students to benefit from the world-class UK courses on offer in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.’’

BLOODHOUND SSC is made has a very strong outer body, made using Tata Steel. It is 14m long and weighs over 7 tonnes with an engine capable of producing 135,000 hp. As a matter of fact, that amount is 6 times more than the power of all the Formula 1 cars on a starting grid put together (24 of them). SSC means Supersonic car and uses a Rolls Royce EJ200 jet engine. The Car has over 300 sensors on board, measuring everything from aerodynamic pressures to wheel bearing temperatures.

Jaguar also collaborated with BLOODHOUND SSC to achieve the land speed record!

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