Renault Étoile Filante
The Renault Étoile Filante (Shooting Star) was Renault's first and only attempts at both a land speed record car for a gas turbine-powered car. In 1954 the French aeronautical turbines manufacturer Tu...
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Mercedes-Benz W125 Rekordwagen
The Mercedes-Benz W125 Rekordwagen was an experimental, high-speed automobile produced in the late 1930s. The streamlined car was derived from the 1937 open-wheel race car Mercedes-Benz W125 Formel-Re...
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Blue Bird K4
Blue Bird K4 was a powerboat commissioned in 1939 by Sir Malcolm Campbell, to rival the Americans' efforts in the fight for the world water speed record. The name "K4" was derived from its Lloyd's unl...
List of Bluebird record-breaking vehicles
Blue Bird or Bluebird is the name of various cars and boats used by Sir Malcolm Campbell, his son Donald and other family members to set land and water speed records.
The name Blue Bird was origin...
List of Bluebird record-breaking vehicles - Wikipedia
Wingfoot Express
The Wingfoot Express was Walt Arfons and Tom Green's jet-powered land speed record car, driven by Green to a record on October 2, 1964, after Walt suffered a heart attack just prior. The Express was p...
Sunbeam Tiger (1925)
The Sunbeam Tiger was a racing car of the 1920s, built by Sunbeam of Wolverhampton. It was the last car to be competitive both as a land speed record holder, and as a circuit-racing car.
The chass...
Speed of the Wind
Speed of the Wind was a record-breaking car of the 1930s, built for and driven by Captain George Eyston.The car was designed by Eyston and E A D Eldridge, then built by the father of Tom Delaney It w...
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Budweiser Rocket
The Budweiser Rocket was an American 3-wheeled land vehicle, generally resembling the 1970-era Blue Flame land speed record holding vehicle in appearance, powered by a hybrid liquid and solid-fuel roc...
Bluebird-Proteus CN7
The Bluebird-Proteus CN7 was a technologically advanced wheel-driven land speed record-breaking car, driven by Donald Campbell, built in 1960 and rebuilt in 1962.
In 1956, Campbell began planning ...
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The Bullet Project
The Bullet Project is a project that aims to construct a vehicle called The RV1. The Project founder is Paul Noone a vehicle restorer/builder residing in Perth, Western Australia.
The Project veh...
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Inspiration (car)
Inspiration is a British-designed and -built steam-propelled car designed by Glynne Bowsher and developed by the BSCC (British Steam Car Challenge) team.Inspiration holds the World Land Speed Record f...
Bluebird Mach 1.1
Bluebird Mach 1.1 (CMN-8) was a design for a rocket-powered supersonic land speed record car, planned by Donald Campbell but thwarted by his subsequent death during a water speed record attempt in Blu...
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Buckeye Bullet
The Buckeye Bullet is the name of a series of student-built, alternative-fuel race cars created by The Ohio State University students led by Dr. Giorgio Rizzoni at the Center for Automotive Research. ...
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Green Monster (car)
The Green Monster was the name of several vehicles built by Art Arfons and his half brother Walt Arfons. These ranged from dragsters to a turbojet-powered car which briefly held the land speed record ...
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Jet car
A jet car is a car propelled by a jet engine. A jet dragster is a jet powered car used for drag racing.
Jet powered cars are commonly used for land speed record attempts, after an FIA rule change ...
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Napier-Campbell Blue Bird
The Napier-Campbell Blue Bird was a land speed record car driven by Malcolm Campbell. Its designer was C. Amherst Villiers and Campbell's regular mechanic Leo Villa supervised its construction.This wa...
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Crusader (speedboat)
Crusader was a jet-powered speed boat piloted by John Cobb. It was built by Vospers of Portsmouth and designed by Reid Railton, costing £15,000 in 1949. It was silver and scarlet in colour and 10m l...
René Stapp
René Stapp was a French racing driver who in 1932 attempted to break the land speed record with one of the most outlandish, and ugliest, cars to ever attempt to do so. The car was built in Paris betwe...
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Sunbeam 350HP
The Sunbeam 350HP is an aero-engined car built by the Sunbeam company in 1922, the first of several land speed record breaking cars with aircraft engines.
The car was fitted with a purpose built 1...
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Bluebird Garage
Bluebird Chelsea, at 330-350 King's Road, Chelsea, London, is a Grade II listed building that is now a noted Conran restaurant and retail space, but which had its origins as a noted Art Deco garage co...
Railton Special
The Railton Special, later rebuilt as the Railton Mobil Special, is a one-off motor vehicle designed by Reid Railton and built for John Cobb's successful attempts at the land speed record in 1938. It ...
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Bloodhound SSC
Bloodhound SSC is a supersonic land vehicle currently in development. Its goal is to match or exceed 1,000 miles per hour (1,609 km/h) achieving a new world land speed record. The pencil-shaped c...
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Babs (land speed record car)
Babs was the land speed record car built and driven by John Parry-Thomas. It was powered by a 27-litre Liberty aero-engine.Babs began as 'Chitty 4', one of Count Louis Zborowski's series of aero-engin...
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Alfa Romeo 8C
The Alfa Romeo 8C name was used on road, race and sports cars of the 1930s. The 8C means 8 cylinders, and originally referred to a straight 8-cylinder engine. The Vittorio Jano designed 8C was Alfa Ro...
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Campbell-Railton Blue Bird
The Campbell-Railton Blue Bird was Sir Malcolm Campbell's final land speed record car.His previous Campbell-Napier-Railton Blue Bird of 1931 was rebuilt significantly. The overall layout and the simpl...
Campbell-Railton Blue Bird - Wikipedia