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1951 Italcorsa Tarf II land speed record car. Looks like two motorcycles side by side. A 290hp supercharged 1720cc Maserati four cylinder was it's first power plant. Sometime between 1952 and 1986 the original engine was misplaced. For museum display, a Ferrari 246 Dino V-6 engine was installed.

The Italcorsa Tarf II set several land speed records in the early The Tarf II featured an unusual twin boom design which offered better aerodynamics.

Dark Roasted Blend: Land Speed Record Vehicles, Part Jet Propulsion

24th August 1937, Tipton, Staffordshire, The mightiest car ever built is pictured near completion at the factory in the Black country, The car is to be driven by Captain George Eyston in an attempt on the land speed record set by Sir Malcolm Campbell of 301 MPH, It is hoped that the new 36 foot long 3,000HP eight-wheeled machine will reach a speed of 400MPH

August Tipton, Staffordshire, The mightiest car ever built is pictured near completion at the factory in the Black country, The car is to be driven by Captain George Eyston in an attempt on the land speed record set by Sir Malcolm Campbell of 3

Circa 1960's jet car.  "Spirit of America"  Driven by American Craig Breedlove to break the Land World Speed Record

"Spirit of America" Driven by American Craig Breedlove to break the Land World Speed Record

On this day in 1965, brothers Bill and Bob Summers set a world land-speed record—409.277 miles per hour—on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. They did it in an amazing, hemi-powered hot rod they called the Goldenrod. The record would stand for more than a quarter-century. Today, the Goldenrod is on display at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, Mich.

On this day in brothers Bill and Bob Summers set a world land-speed miles per hour—on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. They did it in an amazing, hemi-powered hot rod they called the Goldenrod. The record would stand for more than a quarter-century.

Wheel Driven Land Speed Record | Blog - MCG Social™ | MyClassicGarage™

The Bluebird-Proteus is a gas turbine-powered vehicle that was driven by Donald Campbell and achieved the world land speed record on Lake Eyre in Australia on 17 July The vehicle set the world record at mph km/h).

Blue Flame’s record was beaten by Thrust2, driven by Richard Noble in October 1983. The British designed jet-powered vehicle attained an average speed of 633.468 mph (1,019.468 km/h) at the Black Rock Desert in Nevada. This record stood until broken by Richard Noble’s follow up car, ThrustSSC, in 1997

driven by Richard Noble in October 1983 Dark Roasted Blend: Land Speed Record Vehicles, Part Jet Propulsion

Dark Roasted Blend: Land Speed Record Vehicles, Part 2: Jet Propulsion 1960s-1980s

Dark Roasted Blend: Land Speed Record Vehicles, Part Jet Propulsion

Bonneville Legends at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts - Land Speed Racing History

( HOT ROD ☆ 2016 ) ☞ ☆ Bonneville Legends at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts - Land Speed Racing History.

139MPH Steam powered land speed record car

Success! British steam supercar smashes 100-year-old land-speed record

A team revives long-abandoned steam technology in an attempt to break a recordand prove a point.

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