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The Bloodhound Project Facts and Figures

The facts and figures on this page are correct for
BLOODHOUND SSC Configuration 11 as at June 2012.

For an in-depth look at the figures, see the full Vehicle Technical Specification.

 

Dimensions:

 

Length

13.470 metres

44'

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Max Height

3 metres

9' 2"

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Wheels diameter

0.915 metres

36"

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Turning radius

120 metres

394'

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Car Mass (fully fuelled)

7786 kg

17,165 lb

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Speed:

 

design speed

1,690 km/h

469 m/s

1,050 mph

1,540 fps

mach 1.4

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0-1,000 mph

55 seconds
(using latest calculation)

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Wheels rpm

10,000

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Length of track

19 km

12 miles

 

Current record

1,227.99 km/h

341.1 m/s

763.035 mph

1,119.12 fps

mach 1.02

 

 

  • Four and a half football pitches in 1 second
  • 150 metres in the blink of an eye
  • faster than a bullet fired from a Magnum 357
  • Its own car length in less than 3 hundredths of a second

 

Power:

 

EJ200 Jet engine

90 kN

20,233 lbf

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Hybrid Rocket engine

122 kN

27,427 lbf

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Auxiliary Power Unit

588 kW

800 BHP

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Brakes:

 

Air Brake

deployed at 800mph

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Parachutes

deployed at 600mph

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Friction Brake

deployed at 200mph

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