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Thrust SSC - the first and only car to break the sound barrier



Thrust SSC length is 16.5 meters, width of 3.7 meters, weight up to 10.5 tons. The car is equipped with two turbofan engines Rolls-Royce Spey total capacity of 110,000 horsepower. Similar engines are installed on some aircraft the F-4 Phantom II Royal air force. With a length of 16.5 meters, and the weight of 10.5 tons, the fuel consumption of this monster is about 18 liters per second. 16 seconds of Thrust SSC with zero picks up speed 1000 km/h, a record speed of 1228 km/h the car scored a half minutes.

Thrust SSC - the first and only car to break the sound barrier.