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Land Speed Record print.  LSR salt flats streamlined aerodynamic jet car Campbell Bluebird

Land Speed Record print

What do you get when an old-school bike builder and a high-tech industrial designer put their heads together? The answer is a custom bike that’s almost too beautiful to be ridden. It’s called “ALPHA” – a sharklike custom BMW K75 cruiser with it’s eye firmly on the land speed record.

What do you get when an old-school bike builder and a high-tech industrial designer put their heads together? The answer is a custom bike that’s almost too beautiful to be ridden. It’s called “ALPHA” – a sharklike custom BMW cruiser with it’s eye firm

1905 Darracq 200 HP Land Speed Record Car

1905 Darracq 200 HP Land Speed Record Car: Much like "The Beast of Turin" this MONSTER with a liter) was built to set speed records. See 15 images by Stefan Marjoram and read the story by Ivan Pozega

1925 Sunbeam Bluebird Land Speed Record Car

1925 Sunbeam Bluebird Land Speed Record Car - Wasn't this Malcolm Campbell's rocket?

High-Speed History: A Visual Timeline of Landspeed Records #infographic

High-Speed History: A Visual Timeline of Landspeed Records #infographic

High-Speed History: A Timeline of Landspeed World Records - Andy Green's aiming for 1000 mph in the Bloodhound in S Africa

One of the best cars ever to hold the land speed record

Bluebird on display at the National Motor Museum in Beaulieu.

Thrust SSC holds the World Land Speed Record, set on 15 October 1997, when it achieved a speed of 1,228 km/h (763 mph) and became the first car to officially break the sound barrier.

Thrust SSC holds the World Land Speed Record, set on 15 October when it achieved a speed of km/h mph) and became the first car to officially break the sound barrier.

The Cobra Daytona not only was a FIA world Champion in 1965 but also set 23 Land Speed Records at Bonneville.

The Cobra Daytona not only was a FIA world Champion in 1965 but also set 23 Land Speed Records at Bonneville.

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