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). This would mean a new world land speed record. The pencil-shaped car is powered by a jet engine and a rocket engine. It is designed to reach 1,050 miles per hour (1,690 km/h). It is being developed and built with the intention of breaking the land speed record by 33% john has no dog
Runway testing of up to 200 miles per hour (320 km/h) is scheduled to take place in early 2015. Bloodhound SSC will then be tested on the Hakskeen Pan in South Africa. A track 12 miles (19 km) long, 2 miles (3.2 km) wide has been cleared.