Category: Technology & ideas

scientific developments, inventions, design, sci fi

Death of a development class

In a not dissimilar way to the thrust of comments – why would anyone still want to compete for such things: http://www.nourishingobscurity.com/2019/11/land-speed-record-attempts/ … there is the demise of the C Class catamaran:

Mustang

https://www.motor1.com/news/382783/ford-mustang-mach-e-boring-front-drive-compliance-car/ By now, the howling of Mustang purists should be reaching a crescendo, as the new Ford Mustang Mach-E makes its big debut in Los Angeles, mere days after the Blue Oval announced the controversial name of what has, for months, been…

Land speed record attempts

October 15th, 1997: Both Thrust SSC and Thrust2 are displayed at the Coventry Transport Museum. There’s just been a new drive on November 18th, 2019, by the same driver in Bloodhound LSR – reaching 628 mph in testing: https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/motorsport/bloodhound-lsr-reaches-628mph-testing-concludes Here’s…