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Video: 1,000 mph car

In theory you could drive this car down the Southeast Expressway from Boston to Quincy in a little over half a minute—-if there was no traffic and the road was perfectly straight. But Project Bloodhound SSC (supersonic car) seeks to break the land speed record (760 mph, Mach 1 at sea level), and do it decisively by hitting 1,000 mph.

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The Bloodhound, under construction in the UK, will attempt the record in South Africa in August 2011.

Learn more about the Bloodhound SSC here.

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