Watching a dissection of a bloodhound might sound like one of the more macabre finds on YouTube, but when the beast in question is the fastest car on Earth you can pull your hands from over your eyes and watch on.
In their new 30-video series called Anatomy of the Car, the Bristol-based team looking to break the land speed record breakdown the whole Bloodhound SSC to show you exactly what each part of the car does, and how it is going to help smash the 1000mph barrier.
In the first three videos you’ll find some pretty astonishing facts, such as the pressure exerted on the nose is the same as two African Bull elephants, or that a part of the front upright is called the ‘goat’s head’ – it’s a menagerie this car!
Check out the first Anatomy of the Car videos below and make sure you let us and the team at Bloodhound know what you think.
BLOODHOUND SSC – 1,000 mph car/YouTube
At 13.4m long and weighing in at 7.5 tonnes, the car is a cross between a racing car and a jet engine, and when in full flight will produce a massive 135,000 horsepower. That’s enough to cover a mile in of the Hakskeen Pan of South Africa, where the record attempt will take place, in just 3.6 seconds.
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